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    The Racial Politics of Division deconstructs antagonistic discourses that circulated in local Miami media between African Americans, “white” Cubans, and “black” Cubans during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift and the 1994 Balsero Crisis. Monika Gosin challenges exclusionary arguments pitting these groups against one another and depicts instead the nuanced ways in which identities have been constructed, negotiated, rejected, and reclaimed in the context of Miami’s historical multiethnic tensions

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    365体育平台Dr. Phil Berke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dr. Philip Berke’s work focuses on the relationship between community resilience and urban planning with specific focus on methods, theory and metrics of local planning and outcomes. He is the lead co-author of an internationally recognized book, Urban Land Use Planning (University of Illinois Press, fifth edition, 2006), which focuses on integrating principles of sustainable communities into urban form, and co-author of a book, Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning, which was selected as one of the “100 Essential Books in Planning” of the 20th century by the American Planning Association Centennial Great Books. 

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    JB Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “Coastal Hazards & Resilience: Corps of Engineers Planning Perspective” J. Bailey Smith is a Coastal Technical Planning Expert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District. Mr. Smith is the project manager for the post-Sandy New Jersey Back Bays Focus Area Study of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS), and has contributed to the NACCS and the post-Katrina coastal risk management and restoration studies in Louisiana and Mississippi.