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Mexico's Susceptibility to Natural Disasters

Mexico has been hit by a number of devastating natural disasters throughout its long history. Tropical storms are common, sometimes resulting in floods and mudslides, and the area is also high in tectonic activity, resulting in ea...


Sociology as a discipline assigns too much importance to the measurement of human behaviour and/or interaction.

This statement concerns the epistemology of sociology – that is, the ways in which sociological knowledge is conceptually understood and produced. The 19th-century philosophers Marx and Weber, whose sociological epistemologies ...


Japan's susceptibility to natural disasters

The majority of Japan’s natural disasters come about as a result of tectonic activity. This includes the direct effects of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, but also secondary effects such as mudslides, nuclear meltdowns and t...


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