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Children of Katrina

Alice Fothergill

Children of Katrina

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Child disaster victims,
  • Social conditions,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-311) and index.

    StatementAlice Fothergill and Lori Peek
    SeriesThe Katrina bookshelf, Katrina bookshelf
    ContributionsPeek, Lori A., author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV636 2005.N4 F67 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 321 pages
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187755M
    ISBN 101477303898, 1477305467
    ISBN 109781477303894, 9781477305461
    LC Control Number2015009040
    OCLC/WorldCa906294911


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Terrific book by a pair of talented socilogists who spent nearly 10 years with a range of young people displaced by Hurricane Katrina. They present an indepth look at around a half dozen kids and their families. Moving, well-written, and insightful, not to mention an Cited by: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY From the first sentence ("For Cierra, the sound of Katrina is the sound of people screaming' "), readers will be riveted by this account of a seven-year research study into the lives of children who experienced Hurricane Katrina.

Children of Katrina By Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek Following the lives of seven representative children and teens over several years, this engrossing book offers one of the only long-term studies of how children experience disasters and the personal and structural factors that aid.

Fothergill and Peek examine three post-Katrina adaptive recovery trajectories adopted by children: declining, finding equilibrium, and fluctuating. The authors describe how they conducted in-depth interviews and observational field studies to identify these recovery trajectories and bring a child’s perspective to the field of disaster research.

Children of Katrina offers one of the only long-term, multiyear studies of young people following disaster. Sociologists Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek spent seven years after Hurricane Katrina interviewing and observing several hundred children and their family members, friends, neighbors, teachers, and other caregivers.

"Children of Katrina offers one of the only long-term, multiyear studies of young people following disaster. Sociologists Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek spent seven years after Hurricane Katrina interviewing and observing several hundred children and their family members, friends, neighbors, teachers, and other caregivers.

Saturday, Augwas the 15 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. More than a decade on, we continue to be inspired by all that children and youth did in the aftermath of that disaster to help other children in need. Here is a recent chapter that summarizes some of those helping ers: From the first sentence (“For Cierra, the sound of Katrina is the sound of ‘people screaming’ ”), readers will be riveted by this account of a seven-year research study into the lives of children.

Children of Katrina offers one of the only long-term, multiyear studies of young people following disaster. Sociologists Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek spent seven years after Hurricane Katrina interviewing and observing several hundred children and their family members, friends, neighbors, teachers, and other s: 4.

Adolescents during Katrina may have been hit harder than any demographic group, said Peek and Fothergill, whose work will soon be published in a book called “Children of Katrina.” The pair found that, in comparison, younger children seem to have been “buffered.”.

Children of Katrina offers one of the only long-term, multiyear studies of young people following disaster. Sociologists Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek spent seven years after Hurricane Katrina interviewing and observing several hundred children and their family members, friends, neighbors, teachers, and other caregivers.

Dr. Fothergill and Dr. Peek published a book laying out their thinking, “Children of Katrina,” told through the lives of several children. Five years. Adolescents during Katrina may have been hit harder than any other demographic, according to the sociologists Peek and Fothergill, whose work will soon be published in a book called Children.

Over the next seven years Fothergill and Peek set out to understand the experiences of children in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina by studying well over children between the ages of 3 and 18 years old, and interviewing roughly adults. Summary Dr. Alice Fothergill discusses her longitudinal research on the children who survived Hurricane Katrina.

She has found that how well children recover from the disaster can be linked to how vulnerable they were before it happened. Sign in to access this content. Lori Peek, associate professor of sociology at Colorado State University, and Alice Fothergill, associate professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, discuss the book.

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Children of Katrina is part of the Katrina Bookshelf series, edited by Kai Erikson and published by the University of Texas Press. The series is a result of an SSRC-sponsored national effort to bring experts together in a collaborative program of research on the human costs of Hurricane Katrina.

Fothergill’s co-author on “Children of Katrina,” Lori Peek, is now the director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. The pair spent. In the book Children of Katrina, the University of Vermont’s Alice Fothergill and the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Lori Peek spent seven years studying the effects of Katrina on young.

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