Cover image for Hurricane Katrina : America's unnatural disaster
Hurricane Katrina : America's unnatural disaster
Levitt, Jeremy I., 1970-
Publication Information:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2009]

Physical Description:
xii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Truth crushed to earth will rise again" : Katrina and its aftermath / Letters from a native son : do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? / After Katrina : laying bare the anatomy of American caste / Hurricane Katrina and the "market" for survival : the role of economic theory in the construction and maintenance of disaster / Internal Revenue Code don't care about poor, black people / Judging under disaster : the effect of Hurricane Katrina on the criminal justice system / From worse to where? African Americans, Hurricane Katrina, and the continuing public health crisis / Failed plans and planned failures : the Lower Ninth Ward, Hurricane Katrina, and the continuing story of environmental injustice / "Still up on the roof" : race, victimology, and the response to Hurricane Katrina / Governmental liability for the Katrina failure / Katrina, race, refugees, and images of the Third World / "Been in the storm so long" : Katrina, reparations, and the original understanding of equal protection
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