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What Would the World Be Without Women: Stories from the Ninth Ward
     

What Would the World Be Without Women: Stories from the Ninth Ward

by Waukesha Jackson
 

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Waukesha Jackson's book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson reflects upon the struggles inherent in many of the lives of women living in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent role of women as caretaker of the community - in their homes, social clubs, barrooms, and churches. Through

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Waukesha Jackson's book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson reflects upon the struggles inherent in many of the lives of women living in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent role of women as caretaker of the community - in their homes, social clubs, barrooms, and churches. Through interviews, photography, and reflection, Ms. Jackson captures the tough times and victories of her family and neighbors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608011193
Publisher:
University of New Orleans Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2016
Pages:
87
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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