The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of a disaster on human behavior using theory and a system analysis of the factors influencing behavioral responses to disasters. At a minimum, the paper must integrate the following: at least 2 theories from the text; disaster disruption and adjustment; types of human behavior; influences on human behavior; and a comparison of reactions in the United States with those in another country or countries.
The paper must be written in current APA format, 1,050 words, and include evidence from at least 5 scholarly sources to support the evaluation and analysis.
This is the book we are using for this class
Fischer, H. W., III. (2008). Response to disaster: Fact versus fiction and its perpetuation: The sociology of disaster (3rd ed.). Lanham, MD: University Press of America. ISBN: 9780761841173
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