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Critique of security

Author: Mark Neocleous
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2008.
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Challenging the common assumption that treats security as an unquestionable good, Neocleous explores the ways in which security has been deployed towards a vision of social order in which state power and liberal subjectivity have been inscribed into human experience. He uncovers the violence which underlies the politics of security, the ideological circuit between security and emergency powers, and the security  Read more...
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Neocleous, Mark, 1964-
Critique of security.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)192083240
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Neocleous
ISBN: 9780748632329 0748632328 1281785830 9781281785831
OCLC Number: 271169882
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 247 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: 'The Supreme Concept of Bourgeois Society'; Chapter 2: Emergency? What Emergency?; Chapter 3: From Social to National Security; Chapter 4: Security, Identity, Loyalty; Chapter 5: The Company and the Campus; Notes; Index.
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Critique of Security brings together very diverse discussions about security in order to sustain a genuine critique of security and its study.  Read more...

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'There is no more urgent question than that of why and how western political systems have become saturated by the concern for security. Yet the more governments pursue security the more they subvert Read more...

 
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