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Hurricane Andrew

Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

Hurricane Andrew 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 race, ethnicity and gender.
Taylor and Francis; November 2012
304 pages; ISBN 9781135108274
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Title: Hurricane Andrew
Author: Walter Gillis Peacock; Hugh Gladwin; Betty Hearn Morrow