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"Pain Index" Resources - New Orleans after Katrina / New Jersey after Sandy: Books and Articles

Recent Books on Katrina

Finding Books and Articles about Katrina and Sandy

Finding Books and Articles about Katrina and Sandy

We recommend you use our Books & Media search to locate books and articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers, among other sources. Just use this search box:

You'll find that searching for "Hurricane Katrina, 2005" or  "Hurricane Sandy, 2012"  will provide thousands of results that you can then refine by focusing on a specific subtopic of interest. Among the many possible subtopics you can search in combination with the name of either hurricane are:

  • African Americans
  • Buildings Repair and reconstruction
  • Climatic changes
  • Coastal zone management
  • Disaster relief
  • Dwellings
  • Economic aspects
  • Environmental aspects
  • Environmental sociology
  • Fisheries
  • Flood insurance claims
  • Government policy
  • Hazardous geographic environments
  • House construction
  • Human ecology
  • Human services
  • Hurricane damage
  • Legislative hearings
  • Marginality, Social
  • National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.)
  • Northeastern States
  • People with social disabilities
  • Politics and government
  • Race relations
  • Severe storms
  • Shore protection
  • Social aspects
  • Social conditions
  • Social ecology
  • Social justice
  • Storm surges
  • Storms


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Richard Kearney
Electronic Resources Librarian
Reference and Information Services Office, Room 107g
David and Lorraine Cheng Library
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470