Purchase Solution

Rebuilding Haiti's Community

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

1). Why is it taking so long for Haiti to recover after their earthquake?

2). The Haitians' appear to have a common goal but why does it seems like they're not working together?

3). Is it that they are not building an alliance with each other?

4). Is every man and women for themselves the problem?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The expert determines why it is taking Haiti so long to recover after their earthquake.

Solution Preview


It is my pleasure to assist your with your writing prompts. My name is Jason Blair and I am a Professor of Sociology in Arizona. Below are some notes about this topic that I hope, coupled with your own thoughts and ideas, enable you to effectively complete this assignment.

It is important to remember that, even well before the earthquake, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the poorest in the entire world. The earthquake severely compounded this reality. Humans can only take so much hardship before something must give way. Remember that this earthquake was of a massive scale. It would have devastated even the wealthiest countries with the strictest of building codes. Haiti, having neither of these luxuries, quickly found itself in even more dire straits. So, to put your first question quite simply, it is taking so long for Haiti to recover because they had no mechanism at all to deal with a disaster of this scale. ...

Solution provided by:
  • BA, Arizona State University
  • MA, University of Phoenix
  • PhD (IP), North Central University
Recent Feedback
  • "thk u"
  • "Thk u"
  • "Thk u"
  • "Thank you! Posted one more."
  • "Thk u"
Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Sociology: Socialization & Social Groups

A refresher quiz on socialization.

Research Methods for Data Collection

This quiz is designed for students to help them gain a better understanding of the different types of research and when to appropriately use them.