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Adolfo Lucero Álvarez, Columba Rodríguez Alviso, Oscar Frausto Martínez, José Luis Aparicio López, Alejandro Díaz Garay, and Maximino Reyes Umaña

's empowerment in post-hurricane New Orleans Overton, L. R-A. 2014 Science Direct 5. Towards seaport resilience for climate change adaptation: Stakeholder perceptions of hurricane impacts in Gulfport (MS) and Providence (RI) Becker et al. 2015

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Brittany Kiessling and Keely Maxwell

clean?” to “whose knowledge counts in determining clean?” After Hurricane Katrina, sampling and testing for potential contaminants in sediments and soils in New Orleans produced technically accurate measurements on a small scale yet uneven knowledge

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Pollution, Health, and Disaster

Emerging Contributions in Ethnographic Research

Alexa S. Dietrich

awkwardly in conversation with medical anthropology. In one example of an anthropologist approaching a disaster from these two orientations, the work of Vincanne Adams (2013) following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans demonstrates the trouble of the split

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Fieldwork at sunset

Visual representations of anthropology online

Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Hannah Gould

-Katrina New Orleans, postindustrial Detroit, Occupy Wall Street. Perhaps these images make anthropological escapes to picturesque sunsets all the more alluring. Photographs of the distant and different elsewhere serve as visual devices of “spatial rupture” and

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Toxic Waste and Race in Twenty-First Century America

Neighborhood Poverty and Racial Composition in the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities

Michael Mascarenhas, Ryken Grattet, and Kathleen Mege

, conferences such as the Urban Environment Conference in New Orleans in 1983 and the University of Michigan Conference on Race and the Incidence of Environmental Hazards in 1990 brought together researchers from around the nation who were studying racial and

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

World (HYRES)” (grant no. 261844). Previous versions of the article were presented at Middle East conferences in Turin (SeSaMO, 31 January–2 February 2019) and New Orleans (MESA, 14–17 November 2019). A special thanks to the journal's two anonymous

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Narva as Method

Urban Inventories and the Mutation of the Postsocialist City

Francisco Martínez

, K. F. and M. Greenberg ( 2014 ), Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.001.0001 Graham , S. and S. Marvin ( 2001 ), Splintering

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The Double Force of Vulnerability

Ethnography and Environmental Justice

Grant M. Gutierrez, Dana E. Powell, and T. L. Pendergrast

Life in New Orleans .” Fire!!! 5 ( 1 ): 35 – 47 . doi: 10.5323/fire.5.1.0035 . 10.5323/fire.5.1.0035 Hoover , Elizabeth. 2017 . The River Is In Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press

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Surveying the Chemical Anthropocene

Chemical Imaginaries and the Politics of Defining Toxicity

Yogi Hale Hendlin

Baton Rouge and New Orleans called by this name for its high concentration of chemical plants and the highest cancer rates in the United States ( Misrach and Orff 2014 )—the justification for pollution and despoilment is bought through the promise of

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

( 4 ): 229 – 257 . 10.1207/s15427617rhd0104_2 Skolnick , Jerome H. (1996) 2011 . Justice without Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society . New Orleans, LA : Quid Pro Books . Shields , Stephanie . 2008 . “ Gender: An