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Cover Daniel J. Alesch, William J. Petak The Politics and Economics of Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in Southern California
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The Politics and Economics of Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in Southern California

276 pp. (English). Paperback. Second-hand. Condition: 4+. .
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LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

PART ONE: EARTHQUAKES AND UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS

Chapter

I. INTRODUCTION

The Problem The History Research Objectives Research Methods

II. RISKS, MITIGATION TECHNIQUES, AND COSTS

Risks

Mitigation Techniques The Costs

PART TWO: THREE CASE HISTORIES

III. THE DEVELOPMENT, ENACTMENT, AND IMPLEMENTATION

OF EARTHQUAKE HAZARD MITIGATION POLICIES

The Histories Questions Raised

IV. LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

The Early Attempts

Development of the 1971 Ordinance

1976 Modification of the Mitigation Policy

Summary

V. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

The First Four Years: 1973-1977 The Second Four Years: 1978-1982

VI. SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Redevelopment and Seismic Concerns Downtown Blight and Unsafe Buildings: 1975-1978 Development of the Ordinance: 1978-1980 Revision, Enforcement, and Appeal: 1980-1982

Chapter

VII. DESIGN, ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, AND LEGAL ASPECTS

Comparing the Ordinances Legal Considerations

PART THREE: POLITICS, PERCEPTIONS, PROCESS

VIII. UNDERSTANDING POLITICS, PERCEPTIONS, AND PROCESSES

IX. A POLITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE LONG BEACH

AND LOS ANGELES CASES

Theoretical Framework Case Analyses Comparative Analysis

X. RISK PERCEPTIONS, VALUES, AND VIEWS OF OCCUPANTS

Survey Design and Rationale Perception of Earthquake Risks Attitudes Toward Seismic Safety Regulation Attitudes Toward the Los Angeles Ordinance

XI. RISK PERCEPTIONS, VALUES, AND VIEWS OF OWNERS

The Real Estate Market Value Tree Analysis Nominal Group Analysis

XII. POLICY MAKING UNDER CONDITIONS OF UNCERTAINTY

Useful Theory: The Garbage Can Model Seismic Safety Policy and the Garbage Can Innovation, Garbage Cans, and Mitigation Policy Making

PART FOUR: OUTCOMES AND CONCLUSIONS

XIII. IMPACTS OF THE ORDINANCES

Changes in the URM Building Stock Effects on Owners and Occupants Effects on Other Communities Was It Worth the Effort?

XIV. THE PROCESS AND THE PROSPECTS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDICES

Long Beach Ordinance Los Angeles Ordinance


 
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