2 edition of Organized behavior in disaster: analysis and conceptualization found in the catalog.
Organized behavior in disaster: analysis and conceptualization
Russell Rowe Dynes
|Statement||by Russell R. Dynes, for Office of Civil Defense.|
|Series||Disaster Research Center. Monograph series, no. 3|
|Contributions||United States. Office of Civil Defense.|
|LC Classifications||HV555.U6 D93|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 254 p.|
|Number of Pages||254|
|LC Control Number||77629828|
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