Limit search to items available for checkout
Title How do Hurricane Katrina's winds blow? : racism in 21st-century New Orleans / Liza Lugo.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xxix 293 pages) : illustrations
Series Racism in American Institutions
Racism in American institutions.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-288) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Hurricane Katrina (2005)
Racism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Zoning, Exclusionary -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects.
Social stratification -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Louisiana -- New Orleans.
United States.
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.
Other Title Print version: 1440828881