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Title Aftershocks of disaster : Puerto Rico before and after the storm / [edited by] Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2019.


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  363.3492 AFTERSHOCKS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  363.3492 AFTERSHOCKS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  363.3492 AFT    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  363.3492 BONILLA    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. Openings -- The trauma doctrine / a conversation between Yarimar Bonilla and Naomi Klein -- ¡Ay María! / Mariana Carbonell, et al. -- Part II. Narrating the trauma -- WAPA radio: voices amid the silence and desperation / Sandra D. Rodríguez Cotto -- María's death toll: on the crucial role of Puerto Rico's investigative journalists / Carla Minet -- (note for a friend who wants to commit suicide after the hurricane) / Raquel Salas Rivera -- "I'm quite comfortable": abandonment and resignation after María / Benjamín Torres Gotay -- Narrating the unnameable / Eduardo Lalo -- If a tree falls in an island: the metaphysics of colonialism / Ana Portnoy Brimmer -- this was meant to be a hurricane diary / Beatriz Llenín Figueroa -- Another haphazard gesture / Sofía Gallisá Muriente -- Part III. Representing the disaster -- Our fellow Americans: why calling Puerto Ricans "Americans" will not save them / Frances Negrón-Muntaner -- US media depictions of climate migrants: the recent case of the Puerto Rican "exodus" / Hilda Lloréns -- Accountability and representation: photographic coverage after the disaster / Erika P. Rodríguez -- Lifting the veil: portraiture as a tool for bilateral representation / Christopher Gregory -- The importance of politically engaged artistic and curatorial practices in the aftermath of hurricane María / Marianne Ramírez-Aponte -- Si no pudiera hacer arte, me iba: The aesthetics of disaster as catharsis in contemporary Puerto Rican art / Carlos Rivera Santana -- Art and a threshold called dignity / TIAGO (Richard Santiago) -- Picking up the pieces / Adrian Roman -- Part IV. Capitalizing on the crisis -- sinvergüenza sin nación/sinvergüenza with no nation / Raquel Salas Rivera -- Puerto Rico's unjust debt / Ed Morales -- Puerto Rico's debt is odious / Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan -- Dismantling public education in Puerto Rico / Rima Brusi and Isar Godreau -- Puerto Rico's fight for a citizen debt audit: a strategy for public mobilization and a fair reconstruction / Eva L. Prados-Rodríguez -- Rhizomatic / Ana Portnoy Brimmer -- Part V. Transforming Puerto Rico -- Looking for a way forward in the past: lessons from the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party / Mónica Jiménez -- Psychoanalysis as a political act after María / Patricia Noboa Ortega -- Authenticating loss and contesting recovery: FEMA and the politics of colonial disaster management / Sarah Molinari -- The energy uprising: a community driven search for sustainability and sovereignty in Puerto Rico / Arturo Massol-Deyá -- Community kitchens: an emerging movement? / Giovanni Roberto -- Building accountability and secure futures: an interview with Mari Mari Narváez / Marisol LeBrón -- Afterword: critique and decoloniality in the face of crisis, disaster, and catastrophe / Nelson Maldonado-Torres.
Summary "In the context of earthquakes "aftershocks" describe the jolts felt after the initial quake. No disaster is a singular event. [This book] examines the lasting effects of Hurricane Maria, not just of the wind or the rain, but what followed: state failure, social abandonment, capitalization on human misery, and the collective trauma produced by the botched response."--From back cover.
Subject Hurricane Maria, 2017.
Hurricanes -- Social aspects -- Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico -- Social conditions.
Hurricane Maria (2017) (OCoLC)fst02002745
Hurricanes -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00964376
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Puerto Rico. (OCoLC)fst01205432
Added Author Bonilla, Yarimar, editor.
LeBrón, Marisol, editor.
ISBN 1642590304
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