Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr (Eds.), The political economy of Hurricane Katrina and community rebound

Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr (Eds.), The political economy of Hurricane Katrina... Rev Austrian Econ (2014) 27:215–219 DOI 10.1007/s11138-014-0270-z Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr (Eds.), The political economy of Hurricane Katrina and community rebound Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010. vi + 272 Pages. £72.00 (hardcover) Laura E. Grube Published online: 2 April 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr have contributed numerous papers on disaster response and recovery, relying on over 300 in-depth interviews conducted following Hurricane Katrina. Their edited book, The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, is a collection of many of the key insights that came from the Mercatus Center Gulf Coast Recovery Project. Hurricane Katrina was one of the worst natural disasters in US history, with approximately 1,000 recorded deaths in Louisiana alone and an estimated $135 billion in damages. From this terrible event, researchers sought to better understand how individuals and communities recover. Specifically, the Mercatus Center Gulf Coast Recovery Project asked, “what affords societies the ability to respond to and recover from catastrophic disaster, and what forces undermine that capacity?” The research findings suggest that what makes for successful communities during mundane times also contributes to successful recovery. In fact, the post-disaster recovery scenario places http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Review of Austrian Economics Springer Journals

Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr (Eds.), The political economy of Hurricane Katrina and community rebound

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Economics / Management Science; Public Finance & Economics; Political Science, general; Methodology and the History of Economic Thought
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Rev Austrian Econ (2014) 27:215–219 DOI 10.1007/s11138-014-0270-z Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr (Eds.), The political economy of Hurricane Katrina and community rebound Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010. vi + 272 Pages. £72.00 (hardcover) Laura E. Grube Published online: 2 April 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil Henry Storr have contributed numerous papers on disaster response and recovery, relying on over 300 in-depth interviews conducted following Hurricane Katrina. Their edited book, The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, is a collection of many of the key insights that came from the Mercatus Center Gulf Coast Recovery Project. Hurricane Katrina was one of the worst natural disasters in US history, with approximately 1,000 recorded deaths in Louisiana alone and an estimated $135 billion in damages. From this terrible event, researchers sought to better understand how individuals and communities recover. Specifically, the Mercatus Center Gulf Coast Recovery Project asked, “what affords societies the ability to respond to and recover from catastrophic disaster, and what forces undermine that capacity?” The research findings suggest that what makes for successful communities during mundane times also contributes to successful recovery. In fact, the post-disaster recovery scenario places

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