Through the Eye of Kat...
Through the Eye of Katrina: Social Justice in the United States
The events surrounding Hurricane Katrina offer a remarkable case study of the continuing social divide in the United States. This book includes scholarly articles examining the continued struggle for social justice from the perspectives of communication, criminology, education, ethnic studies, history, justice studies, law, political science, and sociology. This multidisci...more
Paperback, 420 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Carolina Academic Press
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OK--I'm reading this for the class I am teaching. But it is compelling and for non-fiction, very easy to read. The book is a collection of essay from scholars of social justice, drawing ties between what happened during Katrina and the on-going social issues in the United States: race, poverty, environmental,etc. I have discovered through this book how truly out of touch I am as a citizen, with a new resolve to do better in the future.