Disaster Capitalism: Exploring the Political Economy of Disaster

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 48
RC39 Sociology of Disasters (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Lee MILLER, Sam Houston State University, USA
Lori PEEK, Colorado State University, USA
An Energy Industrial Complex in Post-Fukushima Japan: A Network Analysis of the Nuclear Power Industry, the State and the Media (Oral Presentation)
Michael DREILING, University of Oregon, USA; Tomoyasu NAKAMURA, Senshu University, Japan; Nicholas LOUGEE, University of Oregon, USA; Yvonne BRAUN, University of Oregon, USA

Ecological Disasters: The Political Economy Of Floods In Pakistan (Oral Presentation)
Tarique NIAZI, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, USA

Hazard Vulnerability and Housing Inequality after the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tornado: A Critical Analysis of Rebuilding Efforts (Oral Presentation)
Kasi SMART, University of Alabama, USA; Ariane PROHASKA, University of Alabama, USA

Disaster Capitalism and the Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami of 27 February 2010 (Oral Presentation)
Ricardo TRUMPER, University of British Columbia, Canada

Governing the Commons in Transforming Economies: The Case of Ukraine (Oral Presentation)
Olena LEIPNIK, Sam Houston State University, USA