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Insuring security : biopolitics, security and risk

Author: Luis Lobo-Guerrero
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Interventions (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a genealogical interrogation of the relationship between security and risk through its materialisation in insurance.

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Additional Physical Format: Insuring security
(NL-LeOCL)332420221
(OCoLC)841563887
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Lobo-Guerrero
ISBN: 9780415583435 0415583438 9780203845899 0203845897 0415522854 9780415522854
OCLC Number: 495780866
Description: xiii, 178 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Making Uncertanty Fungible --
2. Securing by Capitalizing Life --
3. The Quest for Insurability in the Molecular Age --
4. Securitising Catastrophic Environment, Insuring Uninsurable Lives --
5. Kidnap and Ransom Insurance --
6. Insurance and the Securitization of Global Maritime Circulation --
7. Valuation-Subjectivity-Security.
Series Title: Interventions (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Luis Lobo-Guerrero.
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"Contributing to a fertile and stimulating literature on insurance as a pivotal technology of modern governance, Lobo-Guerrero's book is both theoretically challenging and empirically fascinating. No Read more...

 
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