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Women, gender and disaster : global issues and initiatives

Author: Elaine Pitt Enarson; P G Dhar Chakrabarti
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage, ©2009.
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Women, Gender and Disaster: Global Issues and Initiatives examines gender within the context of disaster risk management. It argues for gender mainstreaming as an effective strategy towards achieving disaster risk reduction and mitigating post-disaster gender disparity. Highlighting that gender inequalities pervade all aspects of life, it analyses the failure to implement inclusive and gender-sensitive approaches to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Women, gender and disaster.
Los Angeles : Sage, ©2009
(DLC) 2009031291
(OCoLC)426804836
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Pitt Enarson; P G Dhar Chakrabarti
ISBN: 9788132104803 8132104803
OCLC Number: 593310175
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 380 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables, Figures and Boxes; Foreword; Preface; Part One: Understanding Gender Relations in Disaster; 1 --
Sex, Gender and Gender Relations in Disasters; 2 --
A Gender Perspective on Disaster Risk Reduction; 3 --
Let's Share the Stage: Involving Men in Gender Equality and Disaster Risk Reduction; 4 --
Organising for Risk Reduction: The Honolulu Call to Action; Part Two: Gendered Challenges and Responses in Disasters; 5 --
Reducing Disaster Risk through Community Resilience in the Himalayas.
Responsibility: edited by Elaine Enarson, P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti.

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