The handbook, written in German, examines a key concept of the humanities and social sciences in an interdisciplinary way. It reviews the current state of research on 'crises' as political decision-making situations for various fields and at the same time emphasizes the close connection to political practice that can be observed in the use of the term 'crisis'. While research into individual crisis events and phenomena is part of the daily business in many disciplines, overarching conceptual considerations on crises are usually limited to organizational aspects of crisis management or to crisis discourses. The handbook 'Crisis Research' takes up these areas of research, but goes beyond them. It examines them from various conceptual and methodological perspectives and advocates a reflexive approach that sees the term 'crisis' itself as an observable concept.
Bösch, Frank/Deitelhoff, Nicole/Kroll, Stefan (eds.), (2020): Handbuch Krisenforschung, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783658285708.
"Handbuch Krisenforschung" is published by Springer VS and available as e-book and hardcover.