skip to content
How do Hurricane Katrina's winds blow? : racism in 21st-century New Orleans Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

How do Hurricane Katrina's winds blow? : racism in 21st-century New Orleans

Author: Liza Lugo
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Series: Racism in American institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The disproportionate effect of Hurricane Katrina on African Americans was an outcome created by law and societal construct, not chance. This book takes a hard look at racial stratification in American today and debunks the myth that segregation is a thing of the past"--
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liza Lugo
ISBN: 9781440828881 1440828881 9781440828898 144082889X 1440828881
OCLC Number: 856053796
Description: xxix 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: From slavery to Jim Crow --
From Jim Crow to the Civil Rights Movement --
Katrina's scope and devastation --
Hurricane Katrina's winds blow in new ordinances --
the 21st century and legal analysis --
The lawsuits --
The current state of affairs.
Series Title: Racism in American institutions.
Responsibility: Liza Lugo, JD.

Abstract:

The disproportionate effect of Hurricane Katrina on African Americans was an outcome created by law and societal construct, not chance. This book takes a hard look at racial stratification in  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.