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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


Making Groceries: Food, Neighborhood Markets, and Neighborhood Recovery in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Jeffrey Schwartz

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/9781604734904.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on how the grocery industry has managed so far in post-Katrina New Orleans. It begins with the publication on yahoo.com on August 30, 2005, of two photographs showing people ... More


Downtown Mardi Gras

Leslie A. Wade

in Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Mardi Gras functions as the city’s principle synecdoche; yet, the holiday can also serve as a barometer or indicator of fluctuating civic tensions, as Carnival has remained fluid and changeable, ... More


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