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“We Are Seeing People We Didn’t Know Exist”: Katrina and the Neoliberal Erasure of Race

Eric Ishiwata

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the nexus of racial politics and neoliberal governance in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. It considers the Bush administration’s disavowals of race as a factor in ... More


“A Sensitive and Difficult Task”: Establishing a Framework for Newsroom Integration, 1977–89

Gwyneth Mellinger

in Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037382
eISBN:
9780252094644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037382.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the hiring initiative as a historically, politically, and socially contingent event; and covers the period of greatest racial instability within ASNE, roughly 1977 through the ... More


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