1. Law among the ruins / Jim Chen 2. Property and radical change : observations on property relationships from post-Katrina New Orleans / John A. Lovett 3. Land use planning by design and by disaster / Frank S. Alexander 4. Place, disasters, and disability / Debra Lyn Bassett 5. Natural disasters and persons with disabilities / Janet E. Lord, Michael E. Waterstone, and Michael Ashley Stein 6. Insurance and the flood / Aviva Abramovsky 7. Participation and disintermediation in a risk society / Robert J. Rhee 8. Small business recovery from a natural disaster : lessons from Katrinia / Rodney C. Runyan and Patricia Huddleston 9. Legislation and criminalization impacting renters displaced by Katrina / Olympia Duhart and Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod 10. Navigating the topography of inequality post-disaster : a proposal for remedying past geographic segregation during rebuilding / Michele Alexandre 11. How the new federlism failed Katrina victims / Erin Ryan.