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Violent geographies : fear, terror, and political violence

Author: Derek Gregory; Allan Pred
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2007.
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Looks at how territory and space delimits and shapes both terrorism and political violence in wide range of places. This book aims to show how political violence, especially terrorism, 'ruptures the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Violent geographies.
New York : Routledge, ©2007
(DLC) 2006014049
(OCoLC)67945311
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Gregory; Allan Pred
ISBN: 9781429459112 1429459115 9780203944585 0203944585
OCLC Number: 104624116
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 390 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Introduction / Derek Gregory and Allan Pred --
2. Bare life, political violence, and the territorial structure of Britain and Ireland / Gerry Kearns --
3. "An unrecognizable condition has arrived" / Anna J. Secor --
4. Cosmopolitanism's collateral damage / Eric N. Olund --
5. Refuge or refusal / Jennifer Hyndman and Alison Mountz --
6. Imperialism imposed and invited / Jim Glassman --
7. Spaces of terror and fear on Colombia's Pacific coast / Ulrich Oslender --
8. Fatal transactions / Philippe Le Billon --
9. The geography of Hindu right-wing violence in India / Rupal Oza --
10. Revolutionary Islam / Michael Watts --
11. Vanishing points / Derek Gregory --
12. Groom Lake and the imperial production of nowhere / Trevor Paglen --
13. Targeting the inner landscape / Matthew Farish --
14. Immaculate warfare? The spatial politics of extreme violence / Nigel Thrift --
15. The Pentagon's new imperial cartography / Simon Dalby --
16. Demodernizing by design / Stephen Graham --
17. The terror city hypothesis / Mitchell Gray and Elvin Wyly --
18. Banal terrorism / Cindi Katz --
19. Situated ignorance and state terrorism / Allan Pred.
Responsibility: edited by Derek Gregory and Allan Pred.
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