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Hannah Swee and Zuzana Hrdličková

Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 10.1215/9780822379195 Bankoff , Greg . 2007 . “ Living with Risk; Coping with Disasters ”. Education about Asia 12 ( 2 ): 26 – 29 . Bankoff , Greg , Georg Frerks

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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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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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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