Women and Disaster in South Asia: Survival, Security and Development

Drashti Thakkar

Abstract


The introduction of the book offers an overview of the discourses. It also offers an outline of theĀ  gaps in the existing literature on women and disaster. Building on social vulnerability and development theories, Racioppi establishes for the book to further this discourse in the direction of a security and sustainable development approach. This essentially is the flow of the book. The first eight chapters are based primarily on case studies and attempt to study the interplay of various dimensions of disasters in the context of gender.


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