Law and Recovery from Disaster: Hurricane Katrina

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Robin Paul Malloy
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Law - 252 pages
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Using Hurricane Katrina as a lens, this volume addresses the problems of property in the aftermath of a major disaster, covering important issues concerning property law, public policy, disaster preparedness and community recovery.
 

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Contents

Land Use Planning by Design and by Disaster
37
Place Disasters and Disability
51
Natural Disasters and Persons with Disabilities
71
Participation and Disintermediation in a Risk Society
103
Legislation and Criminalization Impacting Renters
141
How the New Federalism Failed Katrina Victims
173
Table of Cases
213
Index
243
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Robin Paul Malloy is Ashgate's editor of the Law, Property and Society series, and has published a number of books including Law in a Market Context: An Introduction to Market Concepts in Legal Reasoning (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and Law and Market Economy: Reinterpreting the Values of Law and Economics (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

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