Mapping Vulnerability: Disaster, Development, People

Bankoff, Greg. George Frerks. Dorothea Hilhorst. 2004.  Mapping Vulnerability: Disaster, Development, People. U.K EarthscanRead more

BancroftG Vulnerability 2003

This article describes how some conceptions/enactments of vulnerability naturalize risk and stigmatize people categorized as "vulnerable." Read more

TierneyK Disaster Governance

Katheriene Tierney argues for more research on disaster governance, addressing many scales of action and types of disaster actors. Read more

What Does Catastrophe Reveal for Whom? The Anthropology of Crises and Disasters at the Onset of the Anthropocene


Roberto E. Barrios. 2017. "What Does Catastrophe Reveal for Whom? The Anthropology of Crises and Disasters at the Onset of the Anthropocene,"
Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 46, 2017Read more

FortunK et al Research Disaster From an STS Perspective

This article reviews key themes in STS disaster research, comparing it to disaster research in allied fields. Read more