Risk, vulnerability and human development
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Risk, vulnerability and human development on the brink by Ricardo Fuentes Nieva

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Psychic trauma,
  • Disasters,
  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Life change events -- Psychological aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva and Papa A. Seck.
ContributionsFuentes Nieva, Ricardo., Seck, Papa A., 1974-
LC ClassificationsRC552.T7 R57 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23944392M
ISBN 109780230223905
LC Control Number2009045164

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