|aWomen, gender and disaster :|bglobal issues and initiatives /|cedited by Elaine Enarson, P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti.
|aLos Angeles :|bSage,|cc2009.
|axviii, 380 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aSex, gender and gender relations in disasters / Madhavi Malalgoda Ariyabandu -- A gender perspective on disaster risk reduction / Helena Molin Vald歋s -- Let's share the stage : involving men in gender equality and disaster risk reduction / Prafulla Mishra -- Organising for risk reduction: the Honolulu call to action / Cheryl L. Anderson -- Reducing disaster risk through community resilience in the Himalayas / Manjari Mehta -- Gender perspectives on disaster reconstruction in Nicaragua : reconstructing roles and relations? / Sarah Bradshaw and Brian Linneker -- Environmental management and disaster mitigation : Middle Eastern gender perspective / Samia Galal Saad -- 'Everything became a struggle, absolute struggle' : post-flood increases in domestic violence in New Zealand / Rosalind Houghton -- Parenting in the wake of disaster : mothers and fathers respond to Hurricane Katrina / Lori Peek and Alice Fothergill -- Women in the great Hanshin earthquake / Reiko Masai, Lisa Kuzunishi and Tamiyo Kondo -- Victims of earthquake and patriarchy : the 2005 Pakistan earthquake / Azra Talat Sayeed -- 'A part of me had left' : learning from women farmers in Canada about disaster stress / Simone Reinsch -- Supporting women and men on the front lines of biological disaster / Tracey L. O'Sullivan and Carol A. Amaratunga -- 'We can make things better for each other' : women and girls organise to reduce disasters in Central America / Maureen Fordham -- Women's participation in disaster relief and recovery / Ayse Yonder with Seng鋎l Ak簙ar and Prema Gopalan -- Work-focused responses to disasters : India's self employed women's association / Francie Lund and Tony Vaux -- A climate for change : humanitarian disaster and the movement for the commons in Kenya / Leigh Brownhill -- Sri Lankan women's organisations responding to post-tsunami violence / Sarah Fisher -- 'A we run tings' : women rebuilding Montserrat / Judith Soares and Audrey Y. Mullings -- Women responding to drought in Brazil / Ad歋lia de Melo Branco -- Balancing gender vulnerabilities and capacities in the framework of comprehensive disaster risk management : the case of Mexico / C歋cilia Castro Garc毃a and Luisa Emilia Reyes Z漉鄚iga -- Towards gender equality in climate change policy : challenges and perspectives for the future / Ulrike R鋌hr, Minu Hemmati and Yianna Lambrou -- Engendering tsunami recovery in Sri Lanka : the role of UNIFEM and its partners / Chandni Joshi and Mihir R. Bhatt -- Gendering disaster risk reduction : 57 steps from words to action / Elaine Enarson -- Toolkit for mainstreaming gender in emergency response / P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti and Ajinder Walia.
|aThis work examines gender within the context of disaster risk management. It argues for gender mainstreaming as an effective strategy towards achieving disaster risk reduction and mitigating post-disaster gender disparity.