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Main Title Capitalizing on catastrophe : neoliberal strategies in disaster reconstruction /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gunewardena, Nandini.
Schuller, Mark,
Publisher AltaMira Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 173683631
ISBN 0759111022 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780759111028 (cloth : alk. paper); 0759111030 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780759111035 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Disaster relief ; Humanitarian assistance--Economic aspects ; Natural disasters ; Globalization--Economic aspects ; Charities ; Capitalism--Social aspects ; Naturkatastrophe ; Katastrophenhilfe ; Wiederaufbau ; èOkonomische Anthropologie
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HV553.C23 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/04/2014
Collation xiv, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-260) and index.
Contents Notes
Human security versus neoliberal approaches to disaster recovery / Nandini Gunewardena -- Deconstructing the disaster after the disaster : conceptualizing disaster capitalism / Mark Schuller -- Through a glass, darkly : humanitarianism and empire / Antonio Donini -- International tourism and disaster capitalism : the case of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras / Susan Stonich -- Peddling paradise, rebuilding Serendib : the 100-meter refugees versus the tourism industry in post-tsunami Sri Lanka / Nandini Gunewardena -- The resilience of vulnerable households : adjusting to neoliberal capitalism in the aftermath of Hurricane Iris / Sara E. Alexander -- Race, class, and the politics of death : critical responses to Hurricane Katrina / Wahneema Lubiano -- Disaster, displacement, and employment : distortion of labor markets during post-Katrina reconstruction / Gregory Button and Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Class inequality, liberal bad faith, and neoliberalism : the true disaster of Katrina / Adolph Reed Jr. -- Capitalization of post-9/11 recovery / Bettina Damiani -- The foul odor of capital : the union carbide disaster in Bhopal, India / Elizabeth Guillette -- "Haiti is finished!" Haiti's end of history meets the ends of capitalism / Mark Schuller -- After the storm : the aftermath of Guatemala's post-civil war / Anna Belinda Sandoval Girâon -- Conclusion: Envisioning alternatives : seven pragmatic proposals to advance human security in disaster assistance and recovery / Nandini Gunewardena and Mark Schuller.