Princeton University Library Catalog

Savage sand and surf : the Hurricane Sandy disaster / edited by Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf Esmail.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, Inc, 2015]
Description:
xiii, 181 pages ; 23 cm
Summary note:
A multi-faceted examination into one of the most recent natural disasters in the United States. Scholars from multiple disciplines address a wide range of important aspects of this event, including unique meteorological and social impacts of Sandy, Sandy's intersection with vulnerable social groups in society, and society institutions' adaptations to the disaster. Also, different theoretical models of disasters are explored and applied to better understand and prepare for similar events in the future. -- cover
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
An unforgettable foe: an overview of the Hurricane Sandy disaster / Lisa A. Eargle -- Surviving Sandy, rebuilding community: understanding post-Sandy images from the Jersey Shore / Elizabeth Borland and Jessica M. Scardino -- No disabled left behind: a disaster preparedness model after Sandy / Nwamaka A. Anaza and Lisa A. Eargle -- Hugs, hands, and hope during Hurricane Sandy: the perspective of an Emergency Relief Organization volunteer / Tanya Gulliver-Garcia -- Mitigation for university health systems and transfer trauma: Hurricane Sandy as a case study / Dana M. Greene -- Fast and slow capitalism after Hurricane Sandy / Stan Weeber -- Hurricane impacts on and adaptations in education: a comparison of the Katrina and Sandy disasters / Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf Esmail -- Hurricane Sandy as compared to Hurricane Katrina: politics of access to federal relief / Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr. and Komandari S. Murty -- Putting Hurricane Sandy in context: comparing Sandy, Katrina, and Gustav / Kelly Frailing and Dee Wood Harper, Jr.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780761865445 (pbk.)
  • 0761865446 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2014958941
OCLC:
908681637
Editor:
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