[URBANTH-L]CFP: Edited Volume: Social Justice and Hurricane Katrina

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Thu Nov 10 20:20:29 EST 2005

Call for Papers 

Edited Volume: Social Justice and Hurricane Katrina
Deadline: December 15, 2005

We invite contributions from communication, economics, ethnic studies,
political science, sociology and related fields for a proposed edited
volume on the topic of social justice as it relates to Hurricane Katrina.
We seek broad coverage of these topics representing an interdisciplinary
justice studies or social justice perspective and are soliciting both
empirical and theoretical papers.

Hurricane Katrina has been called one of the worst natural disasters on
U.S. soil. The aftermath of the storm uncovered man-made disasters of equal
magnitude. As the world watched, the economic, political, and social
systems of the U.S. were exposed and amid this chaos glaring questions
about social justice arose. This volume proposes to examine those

Deadlines for prospectus submission: Please send a 1-2 page prospectus of
your proposed chapter, including a brief biographical sketch about the
author(s) to Richelle Swan rswan at csusm.edu or Kristin Bates
kbates at csusm.edu by December 15, 2005.

Richelle S. Swan
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096
Email: rswan at csusm.edu

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