SOCY 4037 Hazards, Disasters and Society

3 credit hours

Explores the societal dimensions of hazards and disasters, emphasizing disaster theory and research, key issues in the sociological study of disasters, social vulnerability, the impacts of disasters in the U.S. and worldwide and the U.S. Emergency Management System. Same as SOCY 5037.

  • Fall 2023
  • Spring 2024
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