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Riverbank erosion as an impediment to rural development in Bangladesh: the applicability of system theory

Hamide, Md. Shamim and Karim, A.H.M Zehadul (2017) Riverbank erosion as an impediment to rural development in Bangladesh: the applicability of system theory. International Research Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (8). pp. 40-46. ISSN 2319-3565

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Abstract

This paper contributes to the broad-ranging topic of natural disaster management from a sociological perspective. In particular, it draws attention to the relevance of System Theory and advocates its suitability for designing frameworks to understand natural disaster phenomenon, which grab the head insidious, and equally vicious disasters like riverbank erosion in Bangladesh. This holds especially true for impoverished regions of the world like South Asia, which are still predominantly agrarian and rural.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6373/60961
Uncontrolled Keywords: Natural Disasters, Riverbank Erosion, Framework, System Theory, Social Sciences
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. A.H.M. Zehadul Karim
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2018 00:01
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2018 02:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60961

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