Seeking Higher Ground
The Hurricane Katrina Crisis, Race, and Public Policy Reader
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Seeking Higher Ground by Manning Marable
Book DescriptionHurricane Katrina of August-September 2005, one of the most destructive natural disasters in U.S. history, dramatically illustrated the continuing racial and class inequalities of America. In this powerful reader, Seeking Higher Ground, prominent scholars and writers examine the racial impact of the disaster and the failure of governmental, corporate and private agencies to respond to the plight of the New Orleans black community. Contributing authors include Julianne Malveaux, Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Ronald Walters, Chester Hartman, Gregory D. Squires, Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Alan Stein, and Gene Preuss. This reader is the second volume of the Souls Critical Black Studies Series, edited by Manning Marable, and produced by the institute for Research in African-American Studies of Columbia University.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403983961
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Manning Marable
Manning Marable is Professor of Historyand Political Science and Director, Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University. Kristen Clarke works with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educations Fund, Inc., handling voting rights matters and legal problems resulting from the Hurricane Katrina Crisis.
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