Journal of Urban Affairs

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Edited By: Laura Reese

Impact Factor: 1.12

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 17/38 (Urban Studies)

Online ISSN: 1467-9906

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Freedom and Cultural Consciousness: Black Working-Class Parades in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Diane M. Grams

This analysis of public parading in New Orleans extends a cultural sociology framework to shed new light on the importance of public parades in the construction of meaning in the postdisaster city. Not dependent upon a functioning city structure for their existence, public parades reemerged in the months following Katrina and have remained self-generating resources creating the logic and momentum for rebuilding communities and meaning in local life.


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