xvi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Critical Black studies series.
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Introduction: Seeking higher ground : race, public policy and the Hurricane Katrina crisis / Manning Marable The New Orleans mayoral election : the Voting Rights Act and the politics of return and rebuild / Ronald Walters The New Orleans that race built : racism, disaster, and urban spatial relationships / Darwin Bond Graham Race-ing the post-Katrina political landscape : an analysis of the 2006 New Orleans election / Kristen Clarke Property and security, political chameleons, and dysfunctional regime : a New Orleans story / D. Osei Robertson Hurricane Katrina as an elaboration on an ongoing theme : racialized spaces in Louisiana / K. Animashaun Ducre An interview with Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle / Suzette M. Malveaux New Orleans's African American musical traditions : the spirit and soul of a city / Michael White Hero, eulogist, trickster, and critic : ritual and crisis in post-Katrina Mardi Gras / Chelsey Louise Kivland (Re)imagining ethnicity in the city of New Orleans : Katrina's geographical allegory / Stephanie Houston Grey The rebuilding of a tourist industry : immigrant labor exploitation in the post-Katrina reconstruction of New Orleans / Loren Redwood "Do you know what it means ?" : mapping emotion in the aftermath of Katrina / Melissa Harris-Lacewell Witness: the racialized gender implications of Katrina / Kathleen A. Bergin The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the race and class divide in America / Thomas J. Durant, Jr. and Dawood Sultan Katrina's southern "exposure" : the Kanye race debate and the repercussions of discussion / Erica M. Czaja Oral history, folklore, and Katrina / Alan H. Stein and Gene B. Preuss What happens when the footprints shrink : New Orleans and the end of eminence / Julianne Malveaux "The city I used to visit" : tourist New Orleans and the racialized response to Hurricane Katrina / Lynell Thomas The social construction of disaster : New Orleans as the paradigmatic American city / Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires Are they Katrina's kids or ours? the experience of displaced New Orleans students in their new schools and communities / Kevin Michael Foster Envisioning "complete recovery" as an alternative to "unmitigated disaster" / Mindy Thompson Fullilove, et al.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF3750 .S44 2008
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