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The gendered terrain of disaster : through women's eyes

Author: Elaine Pitt Enarson; Betty Hearn Morrow
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
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Using specific disaster experiences from around the world, this text argues for a gendered perspective in policy, practice and research. It contains case studies which document the root causes of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Pitt Enarson; Betty Hearn Morrow
ISBN: 0275961109 9780275961107
OCLC Number: 37878632
Description: xiii, 275 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Why Gender? Why Women? : An Introduction to Women and Disaster / Elaine Enarson, Betty Hearn Morrow --
--
Pt. I. Perspectives on Gender and Disaster --
1. The Neglect of Gender in Disaster Work : An Overview of the Literature / Alice Fothergill --
2. Gender Inequality, Vulnerability, and Disaster : Issues in Theory and Research / Robert Bolin, Martina Jackson, Allison Crist --
3. The Perspective of Gender : A Missing Element in Disaster Response / Joseph Scanlon --
--
Pt. II. Social Construction of Gendered Vulnerability --
4. Eve and Adam among the Embers : Gender Patterns after the Oakland Berkeley Firestorm / Susanna M. Hoffman --
5. A Comparative Perspective on Household, Gender, and Kinship in Relation to Disaster / Raymond E. Wiest --
6. "Men Must Work and Women Must Weep": Examining Gender Stereotypes in Disasters / Maureen Fordham, Anne-Michelle Ketteridge --
7. Women and Postdisaster Stress / Jane C. Ollenburger, Graham A. Tobin --
8. Balancing Vulnerability and Capacity : Women and Children in the Philippines / Zenaida G. Delica --
9. Domestic Violence after Disaster / Jennifer Wilson, Brenda D. Phillips, David M. Neal --
--
Pt. III. Case Studies of Women Responding to Disaster --
10. Gender, Disaster, and Empowerment : A Case Study from Pakistan / Farzana Bari --
11. Women in Bushfire Territory / Helen Cox --
12. "Floods, They're a Damned Nuisance" : Women's Flood Experiences in Rural Australia / C. Christine Finlay --
13. Disaster Prone : Reflections of a Female Permanent Disaster Volunteer / Carrie Barnecut --
14. Women's Disaster Vulnerability and Response to the Colima Earthquake / Carolina Serrat Viñas --
15. Gender Differentiation and Aftershock Warning Response / Paul W. O'Brien, Patricia Atchison --
16. Reflections from a Teacher and Survivor / Diane Gail Colina --
17. Women Will Rebuild Miami : A Case Study of Feminist Response to Disaster / Elaine Enarson, Betty Hearn Morrow --
18. Women in Emergency Management : An Australian Perspective / Doone Robertson --
19. Women's Roles in Natural Disaster Preparation and Aid : A Central American View / Letizia Toscani --
20. The Role of Women in Health-Related Aspects of Emergency Management : A Caribbean Perspective / Gloria E. Noel --
--
Conclusion : Toward Gendered Disaster Policy, Practice, and Research / Elaine Enarson, Betty Hearn Morrow
Responsibility: edited by Elaine Enarson and Betty Hearn Morrow.

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