The Impact of Natural Disasters on Systemic Political and Social Inequities in the U.S. examines how natural disasters impact social inequality in the United States. The contributorsstudy social and political mechanisms in disaster response and relief that enable natural disasters to worsen inequalities in America.
About the Author
Paul S. Adams is associate professor of political science and chair of the Behavioral Sciences Division at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Geoffrey L. Wood is associate professor of sociology and director of the Center for Applied Research at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.