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Women will rebuild Miami

Cross-cultural coalition of over 40 women's groups that arose in Miami in protest against gender bias in the distribution of relief monies through the elite, male-dominated emergent group We Will Rebuild. Utilized feminist process to highlight gender, race and class disparities. For more information, see Women Will Rebuild Miami (Enarson and Morrow, 1998).


http://www.gdnonline.org/resources/women_will_rebuild_miami.pdf

Key words: hurricane Andrew, US, women's group, recovery