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BU Students Publicly State Their Support for Prof. Saida Grundy

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Disaster Mythology in Action

I came across this opinion piece from NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre in the Daily Caller. Here’s a excerpt: After Hurricane Sandy, we saw the hellish world that the gun prohibitionists see as their utopia. Looters ran wild in south Brooklyn. There was no food, water or electricity. And if you wanted to walk […]

The Boardwalk

  “Every society has a prominent symbol in which great pride is taken because they embody core values and commemorate notable accomplishments.” G Webb p. 437 in Handbook of Disaster Research

Graffiti as a response

Disaster survivors often use graffiti, for example, to convey messages of hope and humor or express grievances about the official response” (G Webb p. 435 in Handbook of Disaster Research)

“I understood t…

“I understood that the city I had always claimed as my home had also made a claim on me” Eric Klinenberg. Heat Wave.

Reading for the week

In case anyone was interested, we’re discussing methods this week in our working group. Readings: Klinenberg. “Prologue: The Urban Inferno” in Heat Wave Stallings, Robert. “Methodological Issues” (in Handbook of Disaster Research) Fleischman, Alan R., Lauren Collogan, and Farris Tuma. 2006. “Ethical Issues in Disaster Research.” Pp. 78-92 in Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research, […]

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