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Between Gotham and the Gulf

Jamie Peck

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the project of the ‘new urban right’, highlighting the role of neoliberal think tanks and their ‘organic intellectuals’ in the development of new policy frames and strategies. ... More


Catholics, Creoles, and the Redefinition of Race in New Orleans

James B. Bennett

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay traces the role of Catholicism in the shifting racial identity of Creoles of color in New Orleans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The implementation of racially ... More


When Catholic Worlds Collide: French Missionaries and Ecclesiastical Politics in Louisiana, 1803–1845

Michael Pasquier

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores ecclesiastical politics in the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas in the early nineteenth century. Faced with a large population of slaves and free people of color, French ... More


Mexicans as Europeans: Mexican Nationalism and Assimilation in New Orleans, 1910–1939

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One reconstructs the lives of the roughly 2,000 Mexican immigrants who lived for a time in New Orleans as refugees or economic migrants from Revolution-era Mexico. The chapter argues that ... More


Facing Katrina: Illusions of Levee and Compulsion to Build

Harvey Molotch

in Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163581
eISBN:
9781400852338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163581.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter turns to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast to demonstrate command and disarray in the way that city meets river. It describes how threats from nature become part of the social-political ... More


Changing Contexts and Emerging Vulnerabilities

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter demonstrates how processes of global change are affecting vulnerability to all types of shocks and extreme events in urban areas. It first shows how both processes are altering ... More


Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Ryan André Brasseaux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines Cajun music’s social and cultural evolution through 1950. Since the ethnic group’s inception, the Cajun community constantly adapted and incorporated select elements ... More


The State of Public Schools in Post-Katrina New Orleans: The Challenge of Creating Equal Opportunity

Baris Gumus-Dawes, Thomas Luce, and Myron Orfield

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Charter schools in New Orleans have been hailed as the silver lining to Hurricane Katrina. The state of Louisiana used the hurricane as an opportunity to rebuild the entire New Orleans public school ... More


To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Lynn Abbot and Doug Seroff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036750
eISBN:
9781621039150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036750.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. In the ... More


Racial Identity and Reconstruction: New Orleans's Free People of Color and the Dilemma of Emancipation

Justin A. Nystrom

in The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232024
eISBN:
9780823240494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232024.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at case studies of the way the Civil War and its aftermath affected free Creoles of color. Antebellum New Orleans society was divided broadly into three ... More


HIV/STI Risk among Latino Migrant Men in New Receiving Communities: A Case Study of Postdisaster New Orleans

Patricia J. Kissinger and Michele G. Shedlin

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Migration has long been implicated in the spread of HIV/STI by bridging populations with low and high prevalence. The study of STI/HIV risk behaviors among mobile and immigrant groups, particularly ... More


Responding to Natural Disaster and Rebuilding: Loss and Resurrection on the Gulf Coast

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reveals how churches are transforming the ministry of disaster relief and rebuilding by integrating the environment into their efforts. Many churches and faith organizations are making ... More


“A Chaos of Iniquity and Discord” Slave and Free Women of Color in the Spanish Ports of New Orleans, Mobile, and Pensacola

Virginia Meacham Gould

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses that racial mixing frequently did not always lead to freedom. Some women and their children did effect their freedom from their liaisons with white men. The census schedules ... More


Madame Lalaurie: French Quarter Fiend

Tiya Miles

in Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the story of the “Haunted House on Royal Street,” a mansion once owned by the infamous creole slave mistress, Madame Delphine Lalaurie. The chapter recounts the history of the ... More


Civic Culture and the Politics of Planning for Neighborhoods and Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Adelaide H. Villmoare and Peter G. Stillman

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter talks about the politics involved in the planning for housing and neighborhoods after the events of Katrina. It talks about the United States’ culture of opportunity, wherein the ... More


New Orleans Shotgun: A Historic Cultural Geography

Jay D. Edwards

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers the historic cultural geography of New Orleans. It talks about the recovery process of the city, discussing how it is a seriously bifurcated city wherein large portions appear to ... More


The Influence of New Orleans Musicians on Classic Jazz

Floyd Levin

in Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the influence of New Orleans musicians on classic jazz. It notes that New Orleans has long been considered as the source of jazz, and the city's deep musical roots remain ... More


Dead but Delightful: Tourism and Memory in New Orleans Cemeteries

Anthony J. Stanonis

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Cemeteries can be, and often are, destinations for tourists, and probably the most unique of these can be found in New Orleans. Tourists’ fascination with these urban repositories of the dead are the ... More


A Tale of Four Neighborhoods

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Five contrasts recovery in four neighborhoods adjacent to Broad Street near downtown New Orleans. The varied experiences across these neighborhoods are more representative of New Orleans’ ... More


Introduction: Framing Cajun Music

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This Introduction situates historically the Cajun community’s position within the broader cultural currents of the United States. The evolution of Cajun instrumentation, the earliest influences ... More


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