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Impacts of ICT on the Spatial Differentiation of Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards in Poland

.1108/01443581011012261 Werner, P 2014, ‘The rebound effect of information and communication technologies development in the European Union’, Appl. Spat. Anal. Policy, pp. 1–15. DOI:10.1007/s12061-014-9125-z Werner, P, Kowalewski, M & Korzeniecki, P 2015, ‛Integrated assessment of social vulnerability to defined weather hazards in Poland’, Pr. Stud. Geogr., vol 57, pp 89–101.

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Perspectives on social vulnerability and ways to improve community resilience

with land-use planning for sustainable communities , Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press Cheung W., Houston D., Schubert J.E., Basolo V., Feldman D., Matthew R., Sanders B.F., Karlin B., Goodrich K.A., Contreras S.L., Luke A. (2016), Integrating resident digital sketch maps with expert knowledge to assess spatial knowledge of flood risk: A case study of participatory mapping in Newport Beach, California , Applied Geography 74:56-64 Downing T.E. et al. (2006), Integrating social vulnerability into water management , SEI Working Paper and Newater Working

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Societal Aspects of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards

1 Social Vulnerability The significance of research on social vulnerability has greatly increased in the last two decades. There are two identifiable strands of research that have emerged in both conceptual and empirical work on social vulnerability: development research and risk and hazard research. In both cases many different approaches and concepts have been developed, some of which differ greatly from one another. Current research is thus characterised by a certain lack of clarity in terms of definitions and concepts (see Birkmann 2006a : 16), partly

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Impacts of natural hazards on an early industrial community: A case study of North Bohemia and its implications for long-term vulnerability assessment

/Erzgebirge (Czech Republic, Germany). In: 15th EMS Annual Meeting & 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology (ECAM). PFISTER, C. (2009): Learning from natural-induced disasters: theoretical considerations and case studies from Western Europe. In: Mauch, C., Pfister, C. [eds.]: Natural disasters, cultural responses (pp. 17-40). Plymouth, Lexington Books. PFISTER, C., BRÁZDIL, R. (2006): Social vulnerability to climate in the "Little Ice Age": an example from Central Europe in the early 1770s. Climate of the Past, 2: 115

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Vulnerable Groups at Lithuanian Labour Market

://www.ndt.lt/news/idtyrimas_studentai_su_negalia_lietuvos_aukstosiose_mokyklose_2009.html Matiušaitytė R. (2001), Darbo rinkos probleminės grupės ir jų padėties gerinimas. Daktaro disertacija, Socialiniai mokslai, ekonomika (04S) [Labour market problematic groups and improvement of their situation. Doctoral dissertation. Social sciences, economics (04S)] Okunevičiūtė Neverauskienė L., Moskvina J. (2008), Socialiai pažeidžiamo jaunimo problemos integracijos į darbo rinką kontekste [Problems of socially vulnerable youth in the context of labour market integration] In Filosofija. Sociologija

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The peripheries of development: development and labour in circumstances of constant shortages, as exemplified by the Frías district of Peru

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Empirical research into social vulnerability – and into strategies that allow people to persist or secure their existence – has most often concerned itself with peripheral, poorly-developed regions with a long history of shortages; frequently even ones in which a failure to solve socio-political problems over decades or even centuries, manifests itself in a permanent crisis. One such region is north–western Peru, presented in this article by the authors who have proceeded on the assumption that the socioeconomic development of the country’s mountainous areas (including Frías, the district selected for study) not only reflects a peripheral location as regards central areas of Peru and the department of Piura, but is also an outcome of the workings of political and environmental factors that do not help sustain (or in many cases even obstruct) processes of development.

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Integrated Work Environment for People with Disabilities within The Context of The Bulgarian and European Legislation

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People with disabilities are one of the socially vulnerable groups in the labor market. The main reason for this negative trend is the lack of integrated work environment that creates conditions for equal exercise of their right to work. At national level, the main piece of legislation which governs the right of an integrated work environment is the Law on Integration of People with Disabilities. The integration of the work environment is crucial for ensuring the opportunity for employment and professional realization of people with disabilities. Namely the professional realization of the labor market is one of the main mechanisms for the overall integration of this social group in various spheres of public life, which is set as a priority objective in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Macroeconomic dynamics and the at-risk-of-poverty population in Slovakia

Macroeconomic dynamics and the at-risk-of-poverty population in Slovakia

This paper deals with analysis and presentation of the core findings under the EU SILC 2009 project. Particularly we are oriented on study of the socially vulnerable groups of population identified according their income situation. As a sorting criterion for this purpose we use the standard methodology set by OECD and Eurostat. It means the 60% of the national median equivalized disposable income is applied for this criterion as the poverty threshold. The national income variable is firstly calculated as a total income for each surveyed household and dived by the equivalized size of household. By this procedure the households of various structures are transformed onto generally accepted scale. The special attention of our study is oriented on the cluster of population living on income below the poverty threshold. For this population we calculate so called social deficit. Through this value we show the volume of financial means needed to upgrade the living standard of the population living bellow poverty threshold at least to the poverty threshold level.

Special section of the paper is devoted to study of relation among the core macroeconomic indicators (GDP per capita and GDP annual growth) and level and size of the at-risk-of-poverty population during the period of last economic development, including both economic growth and economic recession. According our tentative findings we did not find the significant impact of economic growth on the status of socially vulnerable population. This finding however should be studied in broader context, with longer time series of relevant data and with broader set of explanatory variables.

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Social service and addiction treatment: rehabilitation or harm reduction?

Socialtjänst och missbrukarvård: bot eller lindring?

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Strategic Planning for the Development of Ukrainian Agriculture in the Face of Climate Change

), Conceptual approaches to strategic planning , ‘Chernivtsi University Scientific Herald’, Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine, issue 592. Nelson M., and J. Vucetich (2009), On advocacy by environmental scientists: What, whether, why, and how , ‘Conservation Biology’, no. 23. NeuralTools: Guide to Using (2009). Palisade Corporation, NY USA. Pielke R.A. (2007), The honest broker: Making sense of science in policy and politics , Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Tucker J., Daoud M., Oates N. et al. (2015), Social vulnerability in three high

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