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The neoliberal deluge : Hurricane Katrina, late capitalism, and the remaking of New Orleans

The neoliberal deluge : Hurricane Katrina, late capitalism, and the remaking of New Orleans

Author: Cedric Johnson
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Katrina was not just a hurricane. The death, destruction, and misery wreaked on New Orleans cannot be blamed on nature's fury alone. This volume of essays locates the root causes of the 2005 disaster squarely in neoliberal restructuring and examines how pro-market reforms are reshaping life, politics, economy, and the built environment in New Orleans. The authors--a diverse group writing from the disciplines of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Neoliberal deluge.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011028098
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Johnson
ISBN: 0816678529 9780816678525 9781452946962 1452946965
OCLC Number: 769190542
Description: 1 online resource (l, 406 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : the neoliberal deluge / Cedric Johnson --
From tipping point to metacrises: management, media, and Hurricane Katrina / Chris Russill and Chad Lavin --
"We are seeing people we didn't know exist" : Katrina and the neoliberal erasure of race / Eric Ishiwata --
Making citizens in magnaville : Katrina refugees and neoliberal self-governance / Geoffrey Whitehall and Cedric Johnson --
Mega-events, the superdome, and the return of the repressed in New Orleans / Paul Passavant --
Whose choice? a critical race perspective on charter schools / Adrienne Dixson --
Black and white, unite and fight? identity politics and New Orleans's post-Katrina public housing movement / John Arena --
Charming accommodations: progressive urbanism meets privatization in Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation / Cedric Johnson --
Laboratorization and the "green" rebuilding of New Orleans's lower ninth ward / Barbara L. Allen --
Squandered resources? grounded realities of recovery in post-tsunami Sri Lanka / Kanchana Ruwanpura --
How shall we remember New Orleans? comparing news coverage of post- Katrina New Orleans and the 2008 midwest floods / Linda Robertson --
The forgotten ones: Black women in the wake of Katrina / Avis Jones-Deweever --
Hazardous constructions: mexican immigrant masculinity and the rebuilding of New Orleans / Nicole Trujillo-Pagøn.
Responsibility: Cedric Johnson, editor.


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"This is a very important volume that all people interested in the Katrina disaster, governance, and American politics should read. In this book, Cedric Johnson and the other contributors reframe our Read more...

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