xix, 420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Social justice in the face of the storm: when natural disasters become social disasters / Richelle S. Swan and Kristin A. Bates Images from the past: social justice and Hurricane Katrina in context Setting the stage: roots of social inequity and the human tragedy of Hurricane Katrina / DeMond S. Miller and Jason Rivera "Revolutions may go backwards": the persistence of voter disenfranchisement in the United States / Michelle Inderbitzin, Kelly Fawcett, Christopher Uggen and Kristin A. Bates Locked and loaded: the prison industrial complex and the response to Hurricane Katrina / Shana Agid Social justice movements: education disregarded, lessons ignored / Richelle S. Swan Reminders of poverty, soon forgotten / Alexander Keyssar Images from the disaster: reactions to Hurricane Katrina New song, same old tune: racial discourse in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina / Ashley "Woody" Doane "Reasonable racism": the "new" white supremacy and Hurricane Katrina / Dreama G. Moon and Anthony Hurst Katrina's Latinos: vulnerability and disasters in relief and recovery / Nicole Trujillo-Pagán From invisibility to hypervisibility: the complexity of race, survival, and resiliency for the Vietnamese American community in eastern New Orleans / Karen J. Leong ... [et al.] Disaster pornography: Hurricane Katrina, voyeurism, and the television viewer / Benjamin R. Bates and Rukhsana Ahmed Access to mediated emergency messages: differences in crisis knowledge across age, race, and socioeconomic status / Kenneth Lachlan, Patric R. Spence, & Christine Eith Discrimination, segregation, and the racialized search for housing post-Katrina / Jeannie Haubert Weil The voices of Katrina: ethos, race, and congressional testimonials / Terence Check Images of the future: policy, activism, and justice George Bush does not care about black people: hip hop and the struggle for Katrina justice / David J. Leonard Ordinary struggle and the "public good": navigating vernacular voices, state power, and the public sphere in quests for social justice / Lisa R. Foster Human rights in disaster policy: improving the federal response to natural disasters, disease pandemics, and terrorist attacks / Hannibal Travis Hurricane Katrina and the nation's obligation to black colleges / Marybeth Gasman and Noah D. Drezner Social justice after Katrina: the need for a revitalized public sphere / Peter G. Stillman and Adelaide H. Villmoare Whose city is it? Public housing, public sociology, and the struggle for social justice in New Orleans before and after Katrina / John D. Arena The disappearing neighborhood: an urban planner's tour of New Orleans / Kim Knowles-Yánez You can get there from here, but the road is long and hard: the intersection of social justice and social disasters post-Hurricane Katrina / Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.