Gender, Development and Disasters


Bradshaw, Sarah. 2013. Gender, Development and Disasters. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Author: Sarah Bradshaw


Disaster research owes a lot to development studies and yet the debt is often not acknowledged. In this scholarly but accessible book by Sarah Bradshaw, we see a very effective linking of gender, disaster and development that will be of value to academics and practitioners working in and across all these domains (WorldCat).


Table of Contents


1. What is a Disaster?

2. What is Development?

3. Gender, Development and Disasters

4. Internal and International Response to Disaster

5. Humanitarianism and Humanitarian Relief

6. Reconstruction or Transformation?

7. Case Studies of Secondary Disasters

8. Political Mobilisation for Change

9. Disaster Risk Reduction Conclusion: Drawing the Links: Gender, Disasters and Development 

Topics: Development, Environment, Environmental Disasters, Gender, Women, Humanitarian Assistance

Year: 2013

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