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Indefensible space : the architecture of the national insecurity state

Author: Michael Sorkin
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
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Showing how the upswell of paranoia and growing demand for security in the post-9/11 world has paradoxically created widespread insecurity, this work examines how this anxiety-laden mindset erodes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Indefensible space.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(DLC) 2007009500
(OCoLC)86038119
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sorkin
ISBN: 9781135925635 1135925631
OCLC Number: 810082518
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 398 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Fear factor --
Cities and the war on terror --
Empire of the insensate --
Urban operations and network centric warfare --
Planet America : empire's new land grab --
Waiting in African cities --
Border tours : strategies of surveillance, tactics of encroachment --
Restating the obvious --
The threat from within : protecting the indefensible from the indeterminate --
Blank slates and disaster zones : the state, September 11, and the displacement of Chinatown --
Back to zero : mourning in America --
The new emotions of home : fear, insecurity, and paranoia --
Stage authenticity today --
Architecture emblematic : hardened sites and softened symbols --
Me and my monkey : what's hiding in the security state --
Thanatotactics --
"The poor man's airforce": a brief history of the car bomb.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Sorkin.
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