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The Shock of a Social Disaster in an Age of (Nonsocial) Risk

Burgess, Adam (2006) The Shock of a Social Disaster in an Age of (Nonsocial) Risk. Space and Culture, 9 (1). pp. 74-76. ISSN 1206-3312. E-ISSN 1552-8308. (doi:10.1177/1206331205283725) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The distinctly socially differentiated impact of the New Orleans flood stands in marked contrast to the nonsocial character of disasters and inquiries we have become accustomed to in the “risk society.”

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/1206331205283725
Uncontrolled keywords: New Orleans Hurricane Katrina risk social
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: N. Gregory
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2014 23:04 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 13:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/43477 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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