Race, place, and environmental justice after Hurricane Katrina : struggles to reclaim, rebuild, and revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast / edited by Robert D. Bullard, Beverly Wright

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Subjects: Emergency management--Louisiana--New Orleans
Crisis management--Louisiana--New Orleans
Disaster relief--Louisiana--New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xxii, 290 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Tables and Figures
Foreword / Marc H. Morial
Introduction / Robert D. Bullard, Beverly Wright 1
Pt. I. Challenges of Racialized Place
1. Race, Place, and the Environment in Post-Katrina New Orleans / Robert D. Bullard, Beverly Wright 19
2. The Overlooked Significance of Place in Law and Policy: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina / Debra Lyn Bassett 49
3. Transportation Matters: Stranded on the Side of the Road Before and After Disasters Strike / Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, Angel O. Torres 63
4. Katrina and the Condition of Black New Orleans: The Struggle for Justice, Equity, and Democracy / Mtangulizi Sanyika 87
Pt. II. Health and Environment Post-Katrina
5. Contaminants in the Air and Soil in New Orleans After the Flood: Opportunities and Limitations for Community Empowerment / Rachel Godsil, Albert Huang, Gina Solomon 115
6. Investing in Human Capital and Healthy Rebuilding in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina / Sheila J. Webb 139
7. Making the Case for Community-Based Laboratories: A New Strategy for Environmental Justice / Earthea Nance 153
Pt. III. Equitable Rebuilding and Recovery
8. Post-Katrina Profiteering: The New Big Easy / Rita J. King 169
9. Rebuilding Lives Post-Katrina: Choices and Challenges in New Orleans's Economic Development / Robert K. Whelan, Denise Strong 183
10. The Color of Opportunity and the Future of New Orleans: Planning, Rebuilding, and Social Inclusion After Hurricane Katrina / Mafruza Khan 205
11. Housing Recovery in the Ninth Ward: Disparities in Policy, Process, and Prospects / Lisa K. Bates, Rebekah A. Green 229
Pt. IV. Policy Choices for Social Change
12. Unnatural Disaster: Social Impacts and Policy Choices After Katrina / John R. Logan 249
Afterword: Looking Back to Move Forward / Beverly Wright, Robert D. Bullard 265
About the Authors 275
Index 279
Additional Authors: Bullard, Robert D. (Robert Doyle), 1946-
Wright, Beverly, Ph. D
Notes: LCCN: 2008044517
ISBN: 9780813344249 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813344247 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Race, place, and the environment in post-Katrina New Orleans / Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright -- The overlooked significance of place in law and policy : lessons from Hurricane Katrina / Debra Lyn Bassett -- Transportation matters : stranded on the side of the road before and after disasters strike / Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, and Angel O. Torres -- Katrina and the condition of black New Orleans : the struggle for justice, equity, and democracy / Mtangulizi Sanyika -- Contaminants in the air and soil in New Orleans after the flood : opportunities and limitations for community empowerment / Rachel Godsil, Albert Huang, and Gina Solomon -- Investing in human capital and healthy rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina / Sheila J. Webb -- Making the case for community-based laboratories : a new strategy for environmental justice / Earthea Nance -- Post-Katrina profiteering : the new Big Easy / Rita J. King -- Rebuilding lives post-Katrina : choices and challenges in New Orleans's economic development / Robert K. Whelan and Denise Strong -- The color of opportunity and the future of New Orleans : planning, rebuilding, and social inclusion after Hurricane Katrina / Mafruza Khan -- Housing recovery in the Ninth Ward : disparities in policy, process, and prospects / Lisa K. Bates and Rebekah A. Green -- Unnatural disaster : social impacts and policy choices after Katrina / John R. Logan -- Afterword : looking back to move forward / Beverly Wright and Robert D. Bullard
OCLC Number: 251196760
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813344249