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Japan’s Megadisaster Challenges: Crisis Management in the Modern Era

William J. Siembieda and Haruo Hayashi

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

For many decades Japan has invested in natural science and engineering to prepare for all types of disasters. Based on the disaster experiences of the Kobe and the Great East Japan Earthquakes, it is ... More


Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

James E. Fleming

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good,” yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or ... More


The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

When the images of desperate, hungry, thirsty, sick, mostly black people circulated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became apparent to the whole country that race did indeed matter when it ... More


Immigration as Emergency

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the 1980 Mariel Boatlift to show how policy and popular culture worked dialectically in matters of immigration. Media coverage was initially positive, framing President Jimmy ... More


Stratified Access: Seeking Dialysis Care in the Borderlands

Milena Andrea Melo

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Milena Andrea Melo’s chapter examines the impact of the lack of health insurance coverage for low-income, undocumented immigrants who required regular dialysis to stay alive. Undocumented immigrants ... More


Inaugurating Neoliberal Crimmigration

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the criminalization of Latin American immigrants and Latina/os in media, policy debates, and law, and in relation to the prison-industrial system. In 1980s films, romanticized ... More


Conclusion: Crossing Neoliberalism?

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the legacy of Reaganite immigration discourse in policy and popular culture. With consideration of more recent discourse about immigrants in policy debate and media, it is shown ... More


Introduction: Sexual Violence in the City

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores sexual assault forensic interventions and how they are mediated by the relationship between law and medicine in formal emergency room-based programs. Drawing on four years of ... More


Re/production: Articulating Paths to Healing and Justice

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines how reproduction figures within sexual assault interventions. It begins with the case of emergency contraception to elucidate the relationship between sexual violence and ... More


Natural Disaster Prevention and Response

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser and Ban Ki-Moon

Shara Kay (ed.)

in A Year at the Helm of the United Nations General Assembly: A Vision for our Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479862009
eISBN:
9781479841851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862009.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses United Nations role in disaster prevention and response. The UN system, through the Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ... More


When Rights are Wrong: Emergency Contraception and the Failure of Policy Success

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter focuses on state laws that require hospitals to provide information about or dispense emergency contraception (EC) to rape victims in emergency rooms (ER). These laws have an obvious and ... More


Introduction: Responding to Government Lawlessness: What Does the Rule of Law Require?

Nasser Hussain and Austin Sarat

in When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the contemporary debate over whether senior Bush administration officials should be investigated and prosecuted for authorizing domestic surveillance and the use of torture against ... More


When Rights are Wrong: Emergency Contraception and the Failure of Policy Success

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter focuses on state laws that require hospitals to provide information about or dispense emergency contraception (EC) to rape victims in emergency rooms (ER). These laws have an obvious ... More


Race, Place, and the Environment in a Small Southern Town: A Personal Perspective from Robert D. Bullard

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, the author reflects on race, environment, disaster, social equity, and government responsibility based on his personal experience in the racially segregated South (Alabama and ... More


Recovery and Reconstruction in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Time for Healing and Renewal

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how Hurricane Katrina exposed the limitation of local, state, and federal government operations to implement an effective emergency preparedness and response plan. It first ... More


Critical Conditions: Fixing a Broken System

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter summarizes the book's main findings regarding the vulnerability of African Americans and other people of color to natural and human-induced disasters. It shows that people of color ... More


Domesticating Spaces of Security in Israel

Matan Shapiro and Nurit Bird-David

in Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479863013
eISBN:
9781479805778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863013.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since 1992 a law in Israel obliges building contractors to construct bomb-shelters as an integrated room within every residential unit throughout the country, replacing neighbourhood underground ... More


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