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Spaces of security and insecurity : geographies of the War on Terror

Author: Alan Ingram; Klaus Dodds
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington (Vt.) : Ashgate, cop. 2009.
Series: Critical geopolitics.
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Addresses the debates in social theory by deploying three broad approaches to interrogate the War on Terror: discourse and performance; biopolitics and governmentality; and affect. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ingram; Klaus Dodds
ISBN: 9780754673491 0754673499
OCLC Number: 495416292
Description: 1 v. (XIV-288 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Foreword; Preface: placing the war on terror; Spaces of security and insecurity: geographies of the war on terror, Alan Ingram and Klaus Dodds; Part 1 Constructing the War on Terror: Blair, neo-conservatism and the war on territorial integrity, Stuart Elden; Containers of fate: problematic states and paradoxical sovereignty, Alex Jeffrey; Colonizing commemoration: sacred space and the war on terror, Nick Megoran; A 'new Mecca for terrorism'? Unveiling the '2nd front' in Southeast Asia, Chih Yuan Woon. Part 2 Governing Through Security: Disciplining the diaspora: Tamil self determination and the politics of proscription, Suthaharan Nadarajah; Negotiating security: governmentality and asylum/immigration NGOs in the UK, Patricia Noxolo; Asylum, immigration and the circulation of unease at Lunar House, Nick Gill; Garden terrorists and the war on weeds: interrogating New Zealand's biosecurity regime, Kezia Barker; 'All we need is NATO'? Euro-Atlantic integration and militarization in Europe, Merje Kuus. Part 3 Alternative Imaginations: Satellite television, the war on terror and political conflict in the Arab world, Lina Khatib; Maranatha! Premillennial dispensationalism and counter-intuitive geopolitics of (in)security, Jason Dittmer; Common ground? Anti-imperialism in UK anti-war movements, Richard Phillips; Art and the geopolitical: remapping security at Green Zone/Red Zone, Alan Ingram; Index.
Series Title: Critical geopolitics.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Ingram, Klaus Dodds.
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'An extremely rich collection of essays that captures the global and historical complexity of security and insecurity theoretically and practically. Ideal for teaching.' Cynthia Weber, Lancaster Read more...

 
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