Readings

Background Readings

Amazon logo Eckstein, Barbara. Sustaining New Orleans: Literature, Local Memory, and the Fate of the City. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415947839.

Amazon logo Kelman, Ari. A River and its City: The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003. ISBN: 0520234324.

Amazon logo Hirsch, Arnold, and Joseph Logsdon, eds. Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University, 1992. ISBN: 0807117749.

Amazon logo Lewis, Pierce. New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape. Sante Fe, NM: Center for American Places, 2003. ISBN: 1930066104.

Amazon logo Allen, Barbara. Uneasy Alchemy: Citizens and Experts in Louisiana's Chemical Corridor Disputes. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. ISBN: 0262012030.

Smith, Neil. "There's No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster." Understanding Katrina: Perspectives from the Social Sciences. SSRC Forum. New York, NY: Social Science Research Council.

Amulya, Joy. "Summary of Critical Moments Reflection." Cambridge, MA: Center for Reflective Community Practice, MIT, 2005.

Amuya, Joy, and Ceasar McDowell. "How Reflection Supports Learning in Race and Democracy Work." Cambridge, MA: Center for Reflective Community Practice, MIT, 2005.

Amulya, Joy, Christie O'Campbell, Melissa Edoh, and Ceasar McDowell. "Transformational Learning in Social Justice Organizations Through Reflective Practice." Cambridge, MA: Center for Reflective Community Practice, MIT, 2005.

McDowell, Ceasar, Andrea Nagel, Susana Williams, and Claudia Canepa. "Building Knowledge From the Practice of Local Communities." Cambridge, MA: Center for Reflective Community Practice, MIT, 2006.

Suggestion Resources

American Planning Association: APA's Response to the Devastation from Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Digital Memory Bank: Preserving the Stories of Katrina, Rita, and Wilma

Bring New Orleans Back Fund

Natural Resources Defense Council: New Orleans Environmental Quality Test Results

ULI Proposal for Rebuilding New Orleans (PPT - 2.9 MB)

LSU Katrina and Rita Clearinghouse

Moga Photo - New Orleans Gallery

Greater New Orleans Community Data Center