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Women Confronting Natural Disaster : From Vulnerability to Resilience

Enarson, Elaine

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ISBN 10: 1588268314 / ISBN 13: 9781588268310
Published by Lynne Rienner, Boulder, 2012
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking a dust-jacket, perhaps as issued, inscribed and signed by Elaine {Enarson} on the title page. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the binding remarkably bright and fresh in appearance. A brilliant copy. Bookseller Inventory # 017431

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Title: Women Confronting Natural Disaster : From ...

Publisher: Lynne Rienner, Boulder

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Natural disasters push ordinary gender disparities to the extreme--leaving women not only to deal with a catastrophe's aftermath, but also at risk for greater levels of domestic violence, displacement, and other threats to their security and well-being. Elaine Enarson presents a comprehensive assessment, encompassing both theory and practice, of how gender shapes disaster vulnerability and resilience, focusing on the United States.

  • Women and Disasters in the United States.
  • Representations of Women in Disasters.
  • How Gender Changes Disaster Studies.
  • Measuring Vulnerability and Capacity.
  • Health and Well-Being.
  • Violence Against Women.
  • Intimacy and Family Life.
  • Houses and Homes.
  • Work and Workplaces.
  • Grassroots Groups and Recovery.
  • Building Disaster Resilience.
  • Fighting for the Future.
  • Appendix: A Guide to Resources.

From the Author:

Elaine Enarson is an independent scholar based in Colorado, a co-founder of the Gender and Disaster Network, and founder of the US Gender and Disaster Resilience Alliance. 

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