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Zack, Naomi, 1944-
Ethics for disaster / Naomi Zack
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV551.2 .Z33 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Emergency management -- Moral and ethical aspects
Disasters
Risk assessment
Physical Description xix, 143 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-137) and index
Contents Disaster planning : is saving the greatest number best? -- Lifeboat ethics and disaster : should we blow up the fat man? -- Virtues for disaster : Mitch Rapp and Ernest Shackleton -- The social contract : Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Art Spiegelman -- Public policy : Snakes on a plane, fire in the Pentagon, and disaster rights -- The disadvantaged and disaster : Hurricane Katrina -- A code of ethics for disaster, its implications, and the water crisis -- Moral versus monetary values of human life
Series Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy

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