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

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Subjects: 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
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, c2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: ix, 311 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Pre-Katrina, post-Katrina / Chester Hartman, Gregory D. Squires 1
2. A matter of choice : historical lessons for disaster recovery / Michael P. Powers 13
3. Oral history, folklore, and Katrina / Alan H. Stein, Gene B. Preuss 37
4. Towards a transformative view of race : the crisis and opportunity of Katrina / John A. Powell, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Daniel W. Newhart, Eric Stiens 59
5. Abandoned before the storms : the glaring disaster of gender, race, and class disparities in the Gulf / Avis A. Jones-DeWeever, Heidi Hartmann 85
6. Katrina and the politics of later life / Margaret Morganroth Gullette 103
7. Where is home? : housing for low-income people after the 2005 hurricanes / Sheila Crowley 121
8. Reclaiming New Orleans' working-class communities / Robert O. Zdenek, Ralph Scott, Jane Malone, Brian Gumm 167
9. A new kind of medical disaster in the United States / Evangeline (Vangy) Franklin 185
10. Double jeopardy : public education in New Orleans before and after the storm / Michael Casserly 197
11. An old economy for the "new" New Orleans? : post-hurricane Katrina economic development efforts / Robert K. Whelan 215
12. From poverty to prosperity : the critical role of financial institutions / John Taylor, Josh Silver 233
13. The role of local organizing : house-to-house with boots on the ground / Wade Rathke, Beulah Laboistrie 255
14. Rebuilding a tortured past or creating a model future : the limits and potentials of planning / Peter Marcuse 271
Additional Authors: Hartman, Chester W
Squires, Gregory D
Notes: LCCN: 2006023824
ISBN: 041595486X (hb)
ISBN: 0415954878 (pb)
EAN: 9780415954860
EAN: 9780415954877
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Pre-Katrina, post-Katrina / Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires -- A matter of choice: historical lessons for disaster recovery / Michael P. Powers -- Oral history, folklore, and Katrina / Alan H. Stein and Gene B. Preuss -- Towards a transformative view of race: the crisis and opportunity of Katrina / John A. Powell ... [et al.] -- Abandoned before the storms: the glaring disaster of gender, race, and class disparities in the Gulf / Avis W. Jones-DeWeever and Heidi Hartmann -- Katrina and the politics of later life / Margaret Morganroth Gullette -- Where is home? Housing for low-income people after the 2005 hurricanes / Sheila Crowley -- Reclaiming New Orleans' working-class communities / Robert O. Zdenek ... [et al.] -- A new kind of medical disaster in the United States / Evangeline (Vangy) Franklin -- Double jeopardy: public education in New Orleans before and after the storm / Michael Casserly -- An old economy for the "new" New Orleans? Post-Hurricane Katrina economic development efforts / Robert K. Whelan -- From poverty to prosperity: the critical role of financial institutions / John Taylor and Josh Silver -- The role of local organizing: house-to-house with boots on the ground / Wade Rathke and Beulah Laboistrie -- Rebuilding a tortured past or creating a model future: the limits and potentials of planning / Peter Marcuse
OCLC Number: 70718285
ISBN/ISSN: 041595486X
0415954878
9780415954860
9780415954877