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The Politics of Disaster

Katrina, Big Government, and A New Strategy for Future Crises

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Why was the government not capable of responding to human need in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina? And just what should we expect--and not expect--from the government in times of crisis? "Big government didn't work," says veteran journalist and political analyst Marvin Olasky.
 

Why was the government not capable of responding to human need in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina? How will the "Katrina failure" impact the next presidential election? And just what should we expect--and not expect--from the government in times of crisis?

"Big government didn't work," says veteran journalist and political analyst Marvin Olasky. "And it is clear that a new paradigm for responding to national crisis has emerged. Private and faith-based organizations have stepped in and politics will never be the same."

Contributor(s) Marvin Olasky
About the Contributor(s) Marvin Olasky
Marvin Olasky, the father of 'compassionate conservatism,' is a professor of journalism at the University of Texas (Austin) and the editor-in-chief of World, the national weekly news magazine from a biblical perspective. He has written 20 books of history and cultural analysis, including Compassionate Conservatism, The American Leadership Tradition, The Religions Next Door, and The Tragedy of American Compassion.
UPC 023755027153
ISBN-10 0849901723
ISBN-13 9780849901720
Publish Date Jul 31, 2006
Weight (lbs) 1.0000
Height 9.30
Width 6.10
Length 224
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Price $22.99
Format Hardcover
Language English

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