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Author Klinenberg, Eric.

Title Heat wave : a social autopsy of disaster in Chicago / Eric Klinenberg.

Edition Paperback edition.
Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  363.34921 KLI    AVAILABLE
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Description xvii, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Note Originally published: 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The urban inferno -- The city of extremes -- Dying alone : the social production of isolation -- Race, place, and vulnerability : urban neighborhoods and the ecology of support -- The state of disaster : city services in the empowerment era -- Governing by public relations -- The spectacular city : news organizations and the representation of catastrophe -- Emerging dangers in the urban environment -- Together in the end.
Subject Older people -- Services for -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Older people -- Services for.
Older people -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
Disasters -- Social aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Heat waves (Meteorology) -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0226443221 (pbk.)
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