Women's vulnerability to a seasonal hazard: their capacity to adapt and their resilience
Cottrell, Alison (2009) Women's vulnerability to a seasonal hazard: their capacity to adapt and their resilience. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 3 (1). pp. 4-10.
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Women as a group may be more vulnerable to the impact of hazards, but at an individual level, they also have capacity to adapt to changing circumstances in ways that contribute to their own resilience. This paper provides examples of the ways in which some women adapt to a recurrent natural hazard to which they are exposed, in turn, providing insights on adaptive capacity at a personal level.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||hazards, women vulnerability, resilience, adaptive capacity|
|FoR Codes:||16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl Planning) @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9610 Natural Hazards > 961010 Natural Hazards in Urban and Industrial Environments @ 100%|
|Funders:||Emergency Management Australia|
|Deposited On:||25 Nov 2009 13:55|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 00:42|
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