Hurricane Andrew: Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

Hurricane Andrew: Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

by Walter Gillis Peacock
     
 

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This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster preparation, response and recovery, especially where associated with… See more details below

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This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster preparation, response and recovery, especially where associated with race, ethnicity and gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135108274
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
4 MB

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