1. How does Ross depict the intersection of gender and race in the response to Hurricane Katrina? How is this further impacted by the notion of security vs. insecurity?
2. How did the media portray race in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina? How does this stigmatize relief efforts for women of color? Use the racialized disaster patriarchy theory to describe these results.
3. Explain the connection between ethnicity and power as evidenced in Sri Lanka. How did this alter the impact of the tsunami on various groups? Why do you think it is important to consider these cultural differences in response and recovery in terms of gender?