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Urbicide : the politics of urban destruction

Author: Martin Coward
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge advances in international relations and global politics, 66.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Developing the concept of urbicide - the deliberate destruction of cities - Martin Coward outlines a theoretical understanding of the urban condition at stake in such violence. He argues that it is necessary to address the widespread and deliberate destruction of buildings as a distinct form of political violence.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Coward
ISBN: 9780415461313 0415461316 9780203890639 0203890639 9780415573566 0415573564
OCLC Number: 179814569
Description: xiv, 161 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The destruction of shared space --
1. Interpreting destruction of the built environment --
2. The logic of urbicide --
3. The built environment and shared spatiality --
4. The nature of heterogeneity: From Mitsein to the inoperative community --
5. The political stakes of urbicide --
6. The conceptual stakes of urbicide.
Series Title: Routledge advances in international relations and global politics, 66.
Responsibility: Martin Coward.
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