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Title The women of Katrina : how gender, race, and class matter in an American disaster / edited by Emmanuel David and Elaine Enarson.
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HV636 2005.G85 W66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxv, 264 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents In protest. INCITE! Statement on Hurricane Katrina / INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence -- Noticing gender (or not) in disasters / Joni Seager -- Women and girls last? Averting the second post-Katrina disaster / Elaine Enarson -- Feminist perspective on Katrina / Loretta J. Ross -- Women on the front lines : testimonials. Surviving Hurricane Katrina / Mary Gehman -- We cannot forget them / Annette Marquis -- Help!" A little girl cries : women and children in catastrophic times / Denny Taylor -- Unexpected necessities : inside Charity Hospital / Ruth Berggren -- "We like to think Houma women are very strong" / Brenda Dardar Robichaux -- Coastal women for change : Biloxi, Mississippi / Sharon Hanshaw -- "Estaba reclamando mi sudor" (I was demanding what I had earned with my sweat) / "Antonia" -- In deep water : displacement, loss, and care. Setting the stage for disaster : women in New Orleans before and after Katrina / Beth Willinger, Janna Knight -- Out of sight, out of mind : women's abilities and disabilities in crisis / Elizabeth Davis, Kelly Rouba -- Factors influencing evacuation decisions among high-risk pregnant and postpartum women / Marianne E. Zotti ... [et. al] -- Mothering after a disaster : the experiences of Black single mothers displaced by Hurricane Katrina / Megan Reid -- State policy and disaster assistance : listening to women / Susan Sterett -- Katrina difference : African American women's networks and poverty in New Orleans after Katrina / Jacquelyn Litt, Althea Skinner, Kelley Robinson -- Doubly displaced : women, public housing, and spatial access after Katrina / Jane M. Henrici, Allison Suppan Helmuth, Angela Carlberg -- Against the tide : resisting, reclaiming, and reimaging. Gender, race, and place attachment : the recovery of a historic neighborhood in coastal Mississippi / Mia Charlene White -- Gender and the landscape of community work before and after Katrina / Pamela Jenkins -- Battered women's shelters in New Orleans : recovery and transformation / Bethany L. Brown -- Listening for gender in Katrina's Jewish voices / Judith Rosenbaum -- Building coalitions and rebuilding Versailles : Vietnamese American women's environmental work after Hurricane Katrina / Gennie Thi Nguyen -- Cultural trauma, memory, and gendered collective action : the case of women of the storm following Hurricane Katrina / Emmanuel David -- Grounded in faith, inspired to Action : bayou women own their own recovery / Kristina J. Peterson, Richard Krajeski -- Gender in disaster theory, practice and research. Gendered disaster practice and policy / Brenda D. Phillips -- Critical disjunctures : disaster research, social inequality, gender, and Hurricane Katrina / Kathleen Tierney.
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects.
Disasters -- Social aspects.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Sexism -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
Social stratification -- United States.
Related Names David, Emmanuel, Ph. D.
Enarson, Elaine Pitt, 1949-
ISBN 0826517986 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
9780826517982 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
9780826517999 (pbk. edition : alk. paper)
0826517994 (pbk. edition : alk. paper)
Standard # 6928117
OCLC number 706804044