Fostering Community Resilience: Homeland Security and Hurricane Katrina

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Political Science - 174 pages
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Using the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a case study, this book focuses on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and develops the concept of resilience and how it applies to Homeland Security in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the United States.
 

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Contents

Resilience and Homeland Security
1
Hurricane Katrinas Impact on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
15
The Mississippi Gulf Coast The Fabric of Community Resolve
33
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Rebuilding Infrastructure
59
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Fostering Political Resilience
77
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Economic Recovery and Growth
99
Some Lessons in Resilience
119

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Tom Lansford, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, USA, Jack Covarrubias, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, USA, Brian Carriere, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, USA and Justin Miller, Mississippi College School of Law, USA

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