Department of Sociology

Responding to Disaster: Dr. Ronald Angel and Dr. Holly Bell on Disaster, Displacement and Government Response

Fri, September 7, 2012

Dr. Ronald Angel, Professor of Sociology, and Dr. Holly Bell, Research Scientist in Social Work, and co-authors of Community Lost: The State, Civil Society, and Displaced Survivors of Hurricane Katrina (Cambridge, 2012), speak about the disproportionate effects disasters like Katrina have on low-income people, and why a big government response is necessary to mitigate the damages and help those most in need.

Read the full story on the Austin American-Statesman

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