social justice and hurricane katrina pt 2

Reading: Read the assignment material for the week. This week, the reading assignment is:Squires & Hartman, Chapters 9 – 14.

Assignment: Provide an approximate 1400-word overview and explanation of the important concepts in the readings. Assume that you are writing for an uninformed reader that knows nothing about the topic and has not read what you read. Provide an introduction that gives the background of the resource you’re reviewing, so the reader will understand what they’re reading and why. Consider the following topics for inclusion in this week’s discussion:

– How did Katrina inform our perception of medical readiness? Health resiliency?

– How did Katrina impact the education of disadvantaged populations? Has there been recovery?

– How has the economy recovered? Has the recovery benefited all Why or why not? What are the ongoing shortfalls?

– What does the future hold for New Orleans? What social justice lessons from Katrina should be applied across the spectrum of emergency management?

DO NOT list out the topics or questions and answer them. They are not meant to be all-inclusive, and your reader will not understand the context. Rather, give an overview of the author’s entire body of work, using the topics as guidelines. Ensure that you meet or exceed the 1400-word target, and that your paper meets APA presentation requirements.with no less than 4 peer reviewed sources to include required reading.

Squires, G. and Hartman, C.

There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class and Hurricane Katrina



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