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Governing After Crisis: The Politics of Investigation, Accountability and Learning
The constant threat of crises such as disasters, riots and terrorist attacks poses a frightening challenge to Western societies and governments. While the causes and dynamics of these events have been widely studied, we know little about what happens following their containment and the restoration of stability. This volume explores 'post-crisis politics, ' examining how cr ...more
Hardcover, 338 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 2008)
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provides another definition of crisis and also confirms accountability is exposed by crisis. Very useful concept of political gains versus buck passing. Also case studies concerning why some crises result in permanent change and others highlight culture, socio-political factors which illustrate the stakes of leadership and management. Very useful for anyone who works in government or corporate level crisis and resilience planning. g