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Title Hurricane Katrina : America's unnatural disaster / edited, and with an introduction, by Jeremy I. Levitt and Matthew C. Whitaker.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  976.044 H942 2009    ---  Available
Description xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Justice and social inquiry
Justice and social inquiry.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-306) and index.
Contents "Truth crushed to earth will rise again" : Katrina and its aftermath / Jeremy I. Levitt and Matthew C. Whitaker -- Letters from a native son : do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? / Mitchell F. Crusto -- After Katrina : laying bare the anatomy of American caste / Bryan K. Fair -- Hurricane Katrina and the "market" for survival : the role of economic theory in the construction and maintenance of disaster / Charles R. P. Pouncy -- The Internal Revenue Code don't care about poor, black people / Andre L. Smith -- Judging under disaster : the effect of Hurricane Katrina on the criminal justice system / Phyllis Kotey -- From worse to where? African Americans, Hurricane Katrina, and the continuing public health crisis / Alyssa G. Robillard -- Failed plans and planned failures : the Lower Ninth Ward, Hurricane Katrina, and the continuing story of environmental injustice / Carlton Waterhouse -- "Still up on the roof" : race, victimology, and the response to Hurricane Katrina / Kenneth B. Nunn -- Governmental liability for the Katrina failure / Linda S. Greene -- Katrina, race, refugees, and images of the Third World / Ruth Gordon -- "Been in the storm so long" : Katrina, reparations, and the original understanding of equal protection / D. Marvin Jones.
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Disaster relief -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions.
Social justice -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Added Author Levitt, Jeremy I., 1970-
Whitaker, Matthew C.
ISBN 9780803217607 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803217609 (cloth : alk. paper)
Sudoc No. U5002 T291 .0001 -2009 nbdocs

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