The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans
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The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

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Katrina was not just a hurricane. The death, destruction, and misery wreaked on New Orleans cannot be blamed on nature’s fury alone. This volume of essays locates the root causes of the 2005 disaster squarely in neoliberal restructuring and examines how pro-market reforms are reshaping life, politics, economy, and the built environment in New Orleans.

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Hardcover, 416 pages
Published October 6th 2011 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published September 27th 2011)
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