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Charming Accommodations: Progressive Urbanism Meets Privatization in Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation

Cedric Johnson

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/9780816673247.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the dynamics of rebuilding in one of the most devastated neighborhoods in New Orleans, the Lower Ninth Ward, after Hurricane Katrina and how this area has become a laboratory ... More


Laboratorization and the “Green” Rebuilding of New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward

Barbara L. Allen

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/9780816673247.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the technological transformation of the flood-damaged Holy Cross, a subdistrict of the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood in New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina. Using insights ... More


The Flooding of New Orleans

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/9780199945511.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of Hurricane Katrina, the flooding of New Orleans and their impact on the scope of rebuilding that New Orleans faced. First, it summarizes the the evolution of ... More


Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris

Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0018
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the story of Katrina survivor Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris. As a longtime resident of Lower Ninth Ward, Glenda witnessed the decline of her neighborhood in the face of drugs, ... More


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