restricted access   Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

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Special Issue: New Orleans: A Special Issue on Gender, the Meaning of Place, and the Politics of Displacement

Editor’s Note

p. vi

New Orleans: A Special Issue on the Gender Politics of Place and Displacement

pp. vii-xiv


a prayer band

pp. 1-4


Looking for Common Ground: Relief Work in Post-Katrina New Orleans as an American Parable of Race and Gender Violence

pp. 5-31

Getting Out or Staying Put: An African American Women’s Network in Evacuation from Katrina

pp. 32-48

Battered Women, Catastrophe, and the Context of Safety after Hurricane Katrina

pp. 49-68

Displacement, Gender, and the Challenges of Parenting after Hurricane Katrina

pp. 69-105


pp. 107-114

Looking Back to Move Forward: Katrina’s Black Women Survivors Speak

pp. 115-137

Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Gendered Collective Action: The Case of Women of the Storm Following Hurricane Katrina

pp. 138-162

Weathering the Storm Together (Torn Apart by Race, Gender, and Class)

pp. 163-184

Collective Women's Studies Essay

Losing Ground but Finding the High Road: Teaching Women’s Studies in Post-Katrina New Orleans

pp. 185-192

Documenting Katrina

Still Waiting: Life After Katrina (review)

pp. 193-195

From the Filmmaker, Still Waiting: Life After Katrina

pp. 196-199

Book Reviews

Black Women and Music: More than the Blues (review)

pp. 200-203

Latina Activists Across Borders: Women’s Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas (review)

pp. 204-207

Everyday Harm: Domestic Violence, Court Rites, and Cultures of Reconciliation (review)

pp. 208-211

Girls on the Stand: How Courts Fail Pregnant Minors (review)

pp. 211-214

Resisting History: Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora Welty, and: Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women’s Writing, 1920–1945 (review)

pp. 215-220

Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and: Women, Gender, and Technology, and: Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues (review)

pp. 221-226

Thanks to Readers

Thanks to Readers Volume 20 (2008)

pp. 228-232

Index to Volume 20

Index to Volume 20

pp. 233-240