LAURA PULIDO

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"Clyde Woods, posthumously completed and edited by Jordan Camp and Laura Pulido (2017)

Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restoration in Post-Katrina New Orleans.

  University of Georgia Press, Geographies of Justice series.

Clyde Woods' final book that examines the history of New Orleans and explains in unflinching

detail how and why Black lives were considered disposable.

 

"This book puts New Orleans back in the forefront of national and international debates about race, capitalism, sustainability, and social change. Development Drowned and Reborn is a necessary starting point in discussing the potential rebirth of New Orleans as well as the renewal of the United States as a society that finally comes to grips with its troubled past in order to build an equitable and sustainable future." Paul Ortiz, University of Florida 

Josh Kun and Laura Pulido (editors) (Fall 2013) Black and Brown Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Cooperation. Berkeley: University of California Press.

An interdisciplinary volume that examines the many relationships between Latinas/os and African Americans in the Los Angeles area.

Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough and Wendy Cheng (2012) A People’s Guide to Los Angeles. University of California Press.

An alternative tour guide that documents sites of racial, class, gender, and environmental struggle in Los Angeles County’s history and landscape.

Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, Association of  American Geographers, 2013

Southern California Independent Booksellers Nonfiction Prize, 2012

Dan HoSang, Oneka LaBennett, and Laura Pulido (editors) (2012) Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century. University of California Press.

This book brings together a wide-ranging group of thinkers to reflect on Omi and Winants’ pivotal text, Racial Formation, in light of the 21st century.

Laura Pulido (2006) Black, Brown, Yellow and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles. University of California Press, American Crossroads Series.

Compares African-American, Japanese-American and Mexican-American leftists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and seventies.

Meridian Book Award, Association of American Geographers, 2007

Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award, 2007

Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Award, 2006

Laura Pulido (1996) Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest. University of Arizona Press, Society, Place and Environment Series

Examines how working-class Mexican American communities define and mobilize around environmental problems.