What is a city? : rethinking the urban after Hurricane Katrina / edited by Phil Steinberg & Rob Shields

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Subjects: City planning--United States
Urban geography--United States
City planning--Louisiana--New Orleans
Urban geography--Louisiana--New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects
Disasters--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans
Hurricanes--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, c2008
LC Classification: H, HT
Additional Authors: Steinberg, Philip E
Shields, Rob, 1961-
Notes: LCCN: 2008003983
ISBN: 9780820329642 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0820329649 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780820330945 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0820330949 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-222) and index
Contents: What is a city? : Katrina's answer / Phil Steinberg -- New Orleans' culture of resistance / Jordan Flaherty -- On flexible urbanism / Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley -- Delta city / Rob Shields -- Mobility and the regional context of urban disaster / Hugh Bartling -- Uneven mobilities and urban theory : the power of fast and slow / Matthew Tiessen -- Remembering the forgetting of New Orleans / Daina Cheyenne Harvey -- Repair and the scaffold of memory / Elizabeth V. Spelman -- Repositioning the theorist in the Lower Ninth Ward / C. Tabor Fisher -- Understanding New Orleans : Creole urbanism / Jacob A. Wagner -- On street life and urban disasters : lessons from a "third world" city / Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Physical Description: viii, 233 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 181602040
ISBN/ISSN: 9780820329642
0820329649
9780820330945
0820330949

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