Hurricane Andrew: Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

1st Edition

Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin

Routledge
Published December 2, 2014
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ISBN 9781138867116 - CAT# Y178578

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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.

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