The deadly life of logistics : mapping the violence of global trade (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The deadly life of logistics : mapping the violence of global trade

Author: Deborah Cowen
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cowen
ISBN: 9780816680887 0816680884 9780816680870 0816680876
OCLC Number: 899732163
Description: viii, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the citizenship of stuff in the global social factory --
The revolution in logistics: "America's last dark continent" --
From national borders to global seams: the rise of supply chain security --
The labor of logistics: just-in-time jobs --
The geo-economics of piracy: the 'Somali pirate' and the remaking of international law --
Logistics cities: the "urban heart" of empire --
Conclusion: rough trade? Sex, death, and the queer 'nature' of circulation.
Responsibility: Deborah Cowen.

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"This is an insightful, extremely innovative, and much-needed book. In revealing the histories, genealogies, and geographies of our 'logistical world,' The Deadly Life of Logistics opens up crucial Read more...

 
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