Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627621X
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For the Second Edition Klinenberg has added a new Preface showing how climate change has made extreme weather events in urban centers a major challenge for cities and nations across our planet, one that will require commitment to climate ...

1995 Chicago Heat Wave

Author: Jesse Russell
Publisher: Book on Demand Limited
ISBN: 9785510917727
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The 1995 Chicago heat wave was a heat wave which led to approximately 750 heat-related deaths in Chicago over a period of five days.Eric Klinenberg, author of the 2002 book Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, has noted that ...

Fighting For Air

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429923606
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Opening with the story of the Minot tragedy, Eric Klinenberg's Fighting for Air takes us into the world of preprogrammed radio shows, empty television news stations, and copycat newspapers to show how corporate ownership and control of ...


Author: John J. Macionis
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780132051583
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The study resulted in a book, which is full of interviews, records and observations;
by looking at the areas with the highest death rates, it demonstrates that there
was 'increasing spatial concentration and social separation of the affluent and the
impoverished' (p. 231). Source: Eric Klinenberg, HeatWave: A Social Autopsy of
Disaster in Chicago, 2003, University of Chicago Press. c c — o ru < <u to CD
The impact of environmental damage reinforces many of these divisions. Third ...

Emergency Management And Social Intelligence

Author: Charna R. Epstein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439847983
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Lessons Learned On average, more people die each year in the United States
from heatrelated deaths than all other disasters combined. This is also a
phenomenon worldwide where drought and heat waves cause more deaths than
any other weather disasters combined.§¶ That said, the loss of life * heat Wave: a
social autopsy of disaster in Chicago by Eric Klinenberg. The University of
Chicago Press 2002. † the Case against daley by Steve Rhodes published June
21, 2007 in ...

Reforming New Orleans

Author: Peter F. Burns
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501700936
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24–34; Joanne M. Nigg, “Disaster Recovery as a Social Process,” University of
Delaware Research Center, preliminary paper no. 219, 1995. 6. Eric Klinenberg,
Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago (Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 2003); Eric Klinenberg, letter to the editor, “Review of Heat Wave:
Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago,” New England Journal of Medicine 348,
no. 7 (2003): 666–67. 7. Marc Poumadere et al., “The 2003 Heat Wave in France:

Fatal Isolation

Author: Richard C. Keller
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625643X
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It owes a profound debt to Eric Klinenberg's Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of
Disaster in Chicago, which details a rich investigation of the social factors that
shaped vulnerability during the Chicago heat wave of July 1995, and highlights
the city's mismanagement of the disaster. Many of the main themes in this book
are borrowed from Klinenberg's work: the place of aging and isolation in a
postindustrial society, the meaning of death in anonymity, the importance of place
and sociability ...