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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger

Author: Harvey Luskin Molotch
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second printing, first paperback printing, with a newpreface by the authorView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Luskin Molotch
ISBN: 9780691163581 0691163588
OCLC Number: 949654575
Awards: Winner of PROSE Awards: Sociology & Social Work 2012
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Description: XXIII, 260 pagina's : illustraties ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the Paperback Edition ix Preface xvii Acknowledgments xxi Chapter 1 Introduction: Colors of Security 1 Chapter 2 Bare Life: Restroom Anxiety and the Urge for Control 22 Chapter 3 Below the Subway: Taking Care Day In and Day Out with Noah McClain 50 Chapter 4 Wrong-Way Flights: Pushing Humans Away 85 Chapter 5 Forting Up the Skyline: Rebuilding at Ground Zero 128 Chapter 6 Facing Katrina: Illusions of Levee and Compulsion to Build 154 Chapter 7 Conclusion: Radical Ambiguity and the Default to Decency 192 Notes 225 Index 251
Responsibility: Harvey Molotch.

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