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The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster (Hardback)

Edité par Vanderbilt University Press, United States, 2012
ISBN 10: 0826517986 / ISBN 13: 9780826517982
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Titre : The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and ...

Éditeur : Vanderbilt University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2012

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. The transformative event known as Katrina exposed long-standing social inequalities. While debates rage about race and class relations in New Orleans and the Katrina diaspora, gender remains curiously absent from public discourse and scholarly analysis. This volume draws on original research and firsthand narratives from women in diverse economic, political, ethnic, and geographic contexts to portray pre-Katrina vulnerabilities, gender concerns in post-disaster housing and assistance, and women s collective struggles to recover from this catastrophe. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780826517982

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Synopsis : The transformative event known as "Katrina" exposed long-standing social inequalities. While debates rage about race and class relations in New Orleans and the Katrina diaspora, gender remains curiously absent from public discourse and scholarly analysis. This volume draws on original research and firsthand narratives from women in diverse economic, political, ethnic, and geographic contexts to portray pre-Katrina vulnerabilities, gender concerns in post-disaster housing and assistance, and women's collective struggles to recover from this catastrophe.

Critique: "The power and diversity of the urban and rural women's experiences in the Katrina/Rita catastrophe begged for this book to be done. These scholars and activists who write here have committed their lives and careers to creating a lens to view the remarkable strengths that women have shown in normal times as well as crises. They have used that lens very well in "The Women of Katrina."" --Shirley Laska, Professor Emerita of Sociology and Founding Director Emerita, Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology, University of New Orleans

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