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The aftermath used to be nearly as devastating because the hurricane itself. within the ten years considering storm Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, New Orleans has replaced enormously, and The Washington publish returns to the sector to take the whole degree of the city's lengthy, afflicted, inspiring, unfinished comeback.

When storm Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, it wrenched greater than one million humans from their houses and eternally altered New Orleans—one of the country's cultural capitals. It reordered the city's financial system and inhabitants in ways in which are nonetheless being felt at the present time. What replaced? And what was once misplaced within the intervening decade?

Dozens of Washington publish writers and photographers descended on New Orleans while Katrina hit, and lots of of these similar newshounds went again for the anniversary. What they discovered was once a thriving urban, buttressed through a brand new $14.5 billion complicated of sea partitions, levees, pump stations and outfall canals. What they heard was once that, whereas a few mourn the lack of the recent Orleans' soul and authenticity, others—who observed a determined want for development even ahead of the storm—welcome the rebuilding of latest Orleans into America's most modern tech hub.

This insightful, elegiac publication, then, is either a back and forth examine New Orleans' comeback, packed with the voices of these who have been driven by way of Katrina's winds in instructions they by no means imagined.

"The urban, on stability, is much better off than prior to Katrina," says Jason Berry, a prolific New Orleans writer.

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Studie des Deutschen Instituts für Menschenrechte. ) (1978): Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe. Historisches Lexikon zur politisch-sozialen Sprache in Deutschland, Bd. 7. Stuttgart Burke, Edmund: Betrachtungen über die Französische Revolution, deutsche Fassung. Zürich o. J. (Original 1790) Degener, Theresia (2006): Menschenrechtsschutz für behinderte Menschen. In: Vereinte Nationen 3/2006, S. ) (2005): Die ‚General Comments‘ nach den VN-Menschenrechtsverträgen. Deutsche Übersetzung und Kurzeinführungen.

Soziale Privilegierungen und Benachteiligungen treten in der Perspektive der soziologischen Ungleichheitsforschung so betrachtet zentral als sozioökonomisch bedingte, in der Struktur der Eigentumsverhältnisse, der beruÀichen Hierarchien und der Untergliederung in Erwerbstätige und Erwerbslose verankerte Ungleichheiten in den Blick, die durch politische Machtverhältnisse abgesichert werden und die weit reichende direkte und indirekte Folgen für die Lebensbedingungen und Lebenschancen haben. Als Mechanismen, die den Zugang zu sozialen Positionen regulieren, werden entsprechend vor allem die familiale Vererbung von Besitz, die ungleichen Chancen des Erwerbs schulischer und beruÀicher Quali¿kationen sowie die direkte (Kooption) und indirekte Bedeutung von Klassenlage und Lebensstil für den Zugang zu privilegierten Positionen in wirtschaftlichen und politischen Hierarchien analysiert.

22 Also nicht als Folge eines mehr oder weniger an Einkommen, Bildung und Prestige. Diskriminierung und soziale Ungleichheiten 49 nissen zuspricht. : 240) bezüglich der sozialen Bedeutung jeweiliger Kategorien berücksichtigt. 3 Welche sozialen Merkmale gelten als Anknüpfungspunkt für unzulässige Diskriminierung? ; vgl. Bielefeldt 2005 sowie den Beitrag von Bielefeldt in diesem Band) darauf hin, dass dieser sich nicht nur auf die Freiheits- und Abwehrrechte, sondern auf den Zugang zu „sämtlichen weiteren menschenrechtlichen Gewährleistungen“ bezieht.

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