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Title There is no such thing as a natural disaster : race, class, and Hurricane Katrina / edited by Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  976.044 T343 2006    ---  Available
Description ix, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Mary Frances Berry -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Pre-Katrina, post-Katrina / Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires -- 2. A matter of choice : historical lessons for disaster recovery / Michael P. Powers -- 3. Oral history, folklore, and Katrina / Alan H. Stein and Gene B. Preuss -- 4. Towards a transformative view of race : the crisis and opportunity of Katrina / John A. Powell, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Daniel W. Newhart, and Eric Stiens -- 5. Abandoned before the storms : the glaring disaster of gender, race, and class disparities in the Gulf / Avis W. Jones-DeWeever and Heidi Hartmann -- 6. Katrina and the politics of later life / Margaret Morganroth Gullette -- 7. Where is home? Housing for low-income people after the 2005 hurricanes / Sheila Crowley -- 8. Reclaiming New Orleans' working-class communities / Robert O. Zdenek, Ralph Scott, Jane Malone, and Brian Gumm -- 9. A new kind of medical disaster in the United States / Evangeline (Vangy) Franklin -- 10. Double jeopardy : public education in New Orleans before and after the storm / Michael Casserly -- 11. An old economy for the "new" New Orleans? Post-Hurricane Katrina economic development efforts / Robert K. Whelan -- 12. From poverty to prosperity : the critical role of financial institutions / John Taylor and Josh Silver -- 13. The role of local organizing : house-to-house with boots on the ground / Wade Rathke and Beulah Laboistrie -- 14. Rebuilding a tortured past or creating a model future : the limits and potentials of planning / Peter Marcuse -- Contributors -- Index.
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects.
Hurricane Rita, 2005 -- Social aspects.
Disaster relief -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Disaster relief -- Social aspects -- Gulf States.
Marginality, Social -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Marginality, Social -- Gulf States.
People with social disabilities -- Government policy -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
People with social disabilities -- Government policy -- Gulf States.
Human services -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Human services -- Gulf States.
Added Author Hartman, Chester W.
Squires, Gregory D.
ISBN 0415954878 (pb)
041595486X (hb)
9780415954860 (hb)
9780415954877 (pb)

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