Sociology of Katrina Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe

ISBN-10: 1442206276

ISBN-13: 9781442206274

Edition: 2nd 2010

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Book details

List price: $23.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

David L. Brunsma is a Professor of Sociology at Virginia Tech.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: Katrina as Paradigm Shift: Reflections on Disaster Research in the Twenty-First Century
Framing Katrina: Context and Construction
Finding and Framing Katrina: The Social Construction of Disaster
Disaster as War: Militarism and the Social Construction of Disaster in New Orleans
Crime and Hurricanes in New Orleans
Experiencing Evacuation
Families and Hurricane Response: Risk, Roles, Resources, Race, and Religion: A Framework for Understanding Family Evacuation Strategies, Stress, and Return Migration
Race, Class, and Capital amidst the Hurricane Katrina Diaspora
Understanding Community-Based Disaster Response: Houston's Religious Congregations and Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
Ongoing Disaster: Reaction and Recovery
Community Recovery from Hurricane Katrina: Storm Experiences, Property Damage, and the Human Condition
After the Levees Broke: Reactions of College Students to the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Landscapes of Disaster and Place Orientation in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Using Research to Inform and Build Capacity among Community-Based Organizations: Four Years of Gulf Coast Recovery following Hurricane Katrina
Rebuilding New Orleans Neighborhoods after Hurricane Katrina: Toward a Theory of Social Structure and Cultural Creativity
Postdisaster Institutional Change
Disaster Impacts on Education: Hurricane Katrina and the Adaptation and Recovery of New Orleans-Area Colleges and Universities
Heath Needs, Health Care, and Katrina
Immigration, Reconstruction, and Settlement: Hurricane Katrina and the Emergence of Immigrant Communities
Postscript: Considering Katrina
Appendix Tables
References
Index
About the Editors and Contributors
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