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Through a combination of years of fieldwork, extensive interviews, and archival research, Heat wave ebook uncovers how a number of surprising and unsettling forms of social breakdown—including the literal and social isolation of seniors, the institutional abandonment of poor neighborhoods, and the retrenchment of public assistance programs—contributed to the high fatality rates.

The human catastrophe, he argues, cannot simply be blamed on the failures of any particular individuals or organizations.


For when hundreds of people die behind locked doors and sealed windows, out of contact with friends, family, community groups, and public agencies, everyone is implicated heat wave ebook their demise. As Klinenberg demonstrates in this incisive and gripping account of the heat wave ebook urban condition, the widening cracks in the social foundations of American cities that the Chicago heat wave made visible have by no means subsided as the temperatures returned to normal.

The forces that affected Chicago so disastrously remain in play in America's cities, and we ignore them at our peril.

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Meteorologists had been warning residents about a two-day heat wave, but these temperatures did not end that soon. When the heat wave broke a week later, city streets had buckled; the heat wave ebook for electrical use were shattered; and power grids had failed, leaving thousands of residents without electricity for up to two days.

Any by July 20, over people had perished - more than twice the number that died in the Chicago Fire oftwenty times the number of those struck by Hurricane Andrew in - in the heat wave ebook Chicago heat wave ebook wave, one of the deadliest in American history.

Heat waves in the United States kill more people during a typical year than all other natural disasters combined.