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Seeking higher ground : the Hurricane Katrina crisis, race, and public policy reader

Author: Manning Marable; Kristen Clarke-Avery
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Critical Black studies series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manning Marable; Kristen Clarke-Avery
ISBN: 9781403983961 1403983968 9781403977793 1403977798
OCLC Number: 129952587
Description: xvi, 320 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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-Avery --
Property and security, political chameleons, and dysfunctional regime : a New Orleans story / Osei Robertson --
Hurricane Katrina as postscript to racialized spaces in Louisiana / K. Animashaun Ducre --
Interview: a conversation with Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle / Suzette Malveaux --
New Orleans' 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 K. Redwood --
Do you know what it means : mapping emotion in the aftermath of Katrina / Melissa Harris-Lacewell --
Witness: the gendered 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 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.
Series Title: Critical Black studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke-Avery.
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