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This book is subtitled "the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster" which pretty much says it all. Read morePublished 2 months ago by lindapanzo
This work provides solid evidence that speaks against the assumptions and fears that enable authoritarian rule and the deprecation of community action.Published 5 months ago by Andrew T Walls
In times of disaster (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and the like), people organize to solve their problems and the cooperative spirit, submerged in "normal" times, comes... Read morePublished 5 months ago by John C. Medaille
While agreeing with the author's thesis that positive new community relationships and patterns can come out of disasters, this doesn't need to be re-stated in every page of this... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Robin H
And her thesis is that disasters can and do bring out the best of humanity in a significant number of their victims. Well and good. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Squeeky Wheel
Without even reading a sample of this book, I ordered it. The readers' reviews posted here are so well thought-out and long, that I just had to read the book that inspired them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by desert traveler
I was really excited to order this book, looking forward to the accounts of how people rally together to help each other in the face of disaster. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Peter T Masson
Absolutely,a very worth while book to read and informative on the extremely harsh of people trying to have a better chance to work for a decent life.Published 9 months ago by Robert I Gardner
I won't go into great detail about the book itself - some of the reviews above have done that very well. Read morePublished 10 months ago by A.