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Hurricane Andrew : ethnicity, gender, and the sociology of disasters

Author: Walter Gillis Peacock; Betty Hearn Morrow; Hugh Gladwin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the consequences of conflict and competition, especially associated with race, ethnicity and gender in the ways Miami prepared, responded and recovered to Hurricane Andrew.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Gillis Peacock; Betty Hearn Morrow; Hugh Gladwin
ISBN: 0415168112 9780415168113
OCLC Number: 36438852
Description: xx, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Disaster in the first person / Betty Hearn Morrow --
Social systems, ecological networks and disasters : toward a socio-political ecology of disasters / Walter Gillis Peacock with A. Kathleen Ragsdale --
Before the storm : the socio-political ecology of Miami / Guillermo J. Grenier and Betty Hearn Morrow --
Warning and evacuation : a night for hard houses / Hugh Gladwin and Walter Gillis Peacock --
Crisis decision making and management / Harvey Averch and Milan J. Dluhy --
Coping in a temporary way : the tent cities / Kevin A. Yelvington --
A gendered perspective : the voices of women / Elaine Enarson and Betty Hearn Morrow --
Stretching the bonds : the families of Andrew / Betty Hearn Morrow --
Ethnic and racial inequalities in hurricane damage and insurance settlements / Walter Gillis Peacock and Chris Girard --
Ethnicity and segregation : post-hurricane relocation / Chris Girard and Walter Gillis Peacock --
And the poor get poorer : a neglected black community / Nicole Dash, Walter Gillis Peacock, and Betty Hearn Morrow --
Disasters and social change : hurricane Andrew and the reshaping of Miami? / Betty Hearn Morrow and Walter Gillis Peacock.
Responsibility: edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Betty Hearn Morrow, and Hugh Gladwin.
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