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Episode 233 - Dr. Amy Krings: Austerity Politics: What Social Workers Need to Know About Emergency Management Laws

Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:45:53 AM

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In this episode, our guest Dr. Amy Krings discusses the increasing use of emergency management laws as a response to fiscal crises and how these policies disproportionately affect individuals residing in urban communities, particularly poor and minority populations. She describes the challenges that urban austerity measures and emergency management practices present and suggests actions that social workers can take to help improve communities, mitigate harm, and shape public policies.

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