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Author Gratz, Roberta Brandes.

Title We're Still Here Ya Bastards [Axis 360 electronic resource] : How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City / Roberta Brandes Gratz.

Imprint New York : Nation Books, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (433 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction The Live Oaks; Chapter 1 The Lower Ninth Ward; Chapter 2 The View from Above; Chapter 3 The Grassroots Take Charge; Chapter 4 What Katrina Couldn't Destroy; Chapter 5 The Bells Keep Ringing; Chapter 6 Building New, Restoring Old; Chapter 7 Inside and Outside the Levee; Chapter 8 Environmental Connections; Chapter 9 The Demise of Charity Hospital; Chapter 10 Crime, the Jail, and the Police; Chapter 11 The Education Challenge; Chapter 12 Public Housing and Disaster Capitalism; Chapter 13 Women at the Forefront; Conclusion "We're Still Here Ya Bastards."
Note AcknowledgmentsNotes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is one of the darkest chapters is American history. A toxic combination of government neglect and socioeconomic inequality turned a crisis into a tragedy. The storm completely transformed one of the most beloved cities in America, leaving nearly 80 percent of New Orleans flooded and damaging 134,000 housing units, causing unprecedented destruction. The response to Katrina is a topic of unending debate and anger. But out of the rubble, there is hope. Watching coverage of the hurricane on television in 2005, noted urbanist and veteran journalist Roberta Brandes.
Subject Community development -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Urban renewal -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Citizen participation.
City planning -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Citizen participation.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 21st century.
City planning -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Citizen participation.
Community development -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 21st century.
Urban renewal -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Citizen participation.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Gratz, Roberta Brandes. We're Still Here Ya Bastards : How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City. New York : Nation Books, ©2015 9781568587448
ISBN 9781568585000 (electronic bk.)
1568585004 (electronic bk.)
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