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Into the fire : disaster and the remaking of gender

Author: Shelley Pacholok
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2013.
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In August 2003, one of the largest wildfires in Canadian history struck near Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley, causing unprecedented damage. As Shelley Pacholok observes in this innovative study, the turbulence and extreme conditions that followed in the wake of this disaster destabilized an important area of social life - that of gender relations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pacholok, Shelley.
Into the Fire : Disaster and the Remaking of Gender.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Pacholok
ISBN: 9781442666849 1442666846
OCLC Number: 852803615
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Black Fridays --
Methodological and Theoretical Road Map --
Firefighting Is a Man's Game: Organizational Cultures and Practices --
'We Felt Like We Lost': Explaining Failure and Rescuing Masculinity --
Navigating Hierachy and Contesting Masculinities --
Working with the Other: Resistance, Accommodation, and Reproduction --
Out of the Ashes.
Responsibility: Shelley Pacholok.
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In August 2003, one of the largest wildfires in Canadian history struck near Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley, causing unprecedented damage. As Shelley Pacholok observes in this innovative study, the turbulence and extreme conditions that followed in the wake of this disaster destabilized an important area of social life - that of gender relations.

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