Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Maps & Directions

Publications

Recent Books

  • Awotona, Adenrele (ed.) Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with Vulnerable Populations after the Cameras Have Gone: A Worldwide Study, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2012, xvi+513pp., Isbn13: 978-1-4438-3739-2; Isbn: 1-4438-3739-3
  • Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, xxviii+458pp., ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Schutt, Russell K. with Stephen M. Goldfinger. Homelessness, Housing and Mental illness, Harvard University Press, 2010, 390pp., ISBN 978-0-674-05101-0

Publications and Presentations

  • Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, xxviii+458pp., ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Cecile de Milliano and Pat Gibbons. “Child Participation”: A Concept to Consider—Lessons Learnt from Ecuador,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 185-205, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Cheal, Beryl. “The Role of Schools in Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 171-184, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Darai, Sonja. “Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters: Municipal Emergency Preparedness for Special Populations,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne,  2010, pp. 83-94, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Dargin, Justin. “Rebuilding Critical Energy Assets in Times of Disaster: Strategies for a Resilient System,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 289-301, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Fiore, Nichole. “Social and Economic Mobility for the Roma in Hungary:  A Look at Government Initiatives and International Responses,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 359-373, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Grossman, Shelby. “The Lebanese in Post-Conflict Liberia,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 239-258, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Hartman, Chester and Gregory D. Squires. “Katrina and Kids: The Impact, the Sequelae,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 159-169, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Izadkhah, Yasamin O and Mahmood Hosseini. “Using Songs as an Effective Educational Tool for Teaching Disasters to Preschoolers,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). (2010). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 223-235, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • * Lindner, Evelin. “Disasters as a Chance to Implement Novel Solutions that Highlight Attention to Human Dignity,”In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 335-358, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Margolin, Myra. “Participatory Video as a Tool for Rebuilding Communities for Children and Youth in the Aftermath of Disaster: A Proposal,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 69-81, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • Schutt,  Russell K. “A Sociological Perspective on Disasters,” In Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, pp. 3-11, ISBN 9781443817769, and as e-book by MyILibrary (LaVergne, TN)
  • * Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding sustainable communities in Iraq: Policies, Programs and International Perspectives, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, xxiii+319pp; ISBN (10): 1-84718-927-X; ISBN (13): 9781847189271.
  • Awotona, Adenrele and Michael Donlan. “Reconstructing Iraq: Massive investment, Little sustainable results,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Iraq: Policies, Programs and international perspectives, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp.3-36, (ISBN (10): 1-84718-927-X, ISBN (13): 9781847189271)
  • Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, 261pp.
  • Awotona, Adenrele. "Integrating Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies into graduate programs in Global Disaster Studies.” A presentation at the 2008 Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, representing the Twelfth Annual Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Conference, Columbia University, New York, December 11-13, 2008.
  • Awotona, Adenrele. “The role of Dignity and Humiliation for addressing global challenges.” A presentation at the 2008 Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, representing the Twelfth Annual Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Conference, Columbia University, New York, December 11-13, 2008.
  • * Awotona, Adenrele."The Role of Dignity and Humiliation for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters.” A presentation at the 2007 Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, representing the Tenth Annual Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Conference, Columbia University, New York, December 13-14, 2007. For more information, see the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies web site.
  • Cheal, Beryl. “The role of schools in rebuilding sustainable communities after disasters,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, pp.76-88
  • Donlan, Michael and Muhammad Ali-Salaam. “Finding a model exemplar for institutionalization of public planning for sustainable rebuilding in post-war Iraq: The Boston Redevelopment Authority,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Iraq: Policies, Programs and international perspectives, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp.141-167 (ISBN (10): 1-84718-927-X, ISBN (13): 9781847189271)
  • Dargin, Justin. “After disaster strikes: Rebuilding local energy networks,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, pp.89-98
  • Grossman, Shelby. “The Lebanese in post-conflict Liberia.” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, pp.162-179
  • Izadkhah, Yasamin O. and Hosseini, Mahmood. “Using songs as education tools for teaching disaster issues to preschoolers,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, pp.180-188
  • Schutt, Russell K. “A Sociological Perspective on Disasters,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters, University of Massachusetts Boston, November 16-19, 2008, pp.226-233
  • Schutt, Russell K. with Stephen M. Goldfinger. Homelessness, Housing and Mental illness, Harvard University Press, 2010, 390pp., ISBN 978-0-674-05101-0
  • Stefanos, Asgedet. “Planning for Iraqi women’s empowerment in the midst of social upheaval and armed conflict: Lessons from Eritrea,” in Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Iraq: Policies, Programs and international perspectives, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp.197-261, (ISBN (10): 1-84718-927-X, ISBN (13): 9781847189271)