In this assignment, you will examine the influence of theory on risk assessment, emergency management planning, and community resilience. Complete the following:
Identify at least three theories that you consider most influential on risk, planning, and resilience in emergency management.
Explain how those theories apply to policies and practice to implement protection, prevention, response, continuity, recovery, and mitigation. Use the PPD-8 phases of emergency management.
You may choose from the following theories or additional theories that you have learned about in your coursework:Symbolic Interactionism.
Social Constructionist Theories (as related to hazards and disasters).
Systems Theory (including systems thinking).
Organizational Behavior Theories.
Emergent Behavior Theories.
Development Theories (as related to economy globalization and complex societies).
Risk Perception and Communication Theories (as related to hazards disasters and response).
Written communication: Your writing should clearly identify where each grading criterion or part of the assignment is addressed. Your points must be logical, substantive, and relevant based on the evidence presented. The writing must be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA Guidelines: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and format. When appropriate, use APA-formatted headings.
Resources: A minimum of four scholarly resources in addition to the course text by Sylves, Disaster Policy and Politics: Emergency Management and Homeland Security, should you wish to use the text.
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