Jason D. Rivera is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at SUNY Buffalo State. He has completed research on all phases of disaster and emergency management using a broad range of methodological approaches and designs as a means of focusing on individual decision-making and behavior. Rivera is also interested in issues related to social equity, governance, and organizational structures, and epistemology. Prior to his arrival at SUNY Buffalo State, Rivera earned his PhD at Rutgers University – Camden in public affairs and worked as a research associate at two different academic institutions – the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University and the Liberal Arts and Science Institute for Research and Community Service at Rowan University.
DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT METHODS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPROACHES IN APPLICATION
SOCIAL SCIENCE APPROACHES IN APPLICATION
Find the answers to disaster and emergency management research questions with Disaster and Emergency Management Methods. Written to engage students and to provide a flexible foundation for instructors and practitioners, this interdisciplinary textbook provides a holistic understanding of disaster and emergency management research methods used in the field.
The disaster and emergency management contexts have a host of challenges that affect the research process that subsequently shape methodological approaches, data quality, analysis and inferences. In this book, readers are presented with the considerations that must be made before engaging in the research process, in addition to a variety of qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches that are currently being used in the discipline. Current, relevant, and fascinating real-world applications provide a window into how each approach is being applied in the field.
Disaster and Emergency Management Methods serves as an effective way to empower readers to approach their own study of disaster and emergency management research methods with confidence.
Subtitle: SOCIAL SCIENCE APPROACHES IN APPLICATION
Author: JASON D. RIVERA