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Domestic fortress : fear and the new home front

Author: Rowland Atkinson; Sarah Blandy
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2017] ©2017
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This book critically analyses the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security, a relationship fuelled by the corporate and political manufacturing of fear, the triumph of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowland Atkinson; Sarah Blandy
ISBN: 9781784995300 1784995304 9781784995317 1784995312
OCLC Number: 946159832
Description: viii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction1. Domestic economy2. A shell for the body and mind3. Invasions of privacy4. Fear, crime and the home5. Technologies of the defended home6. Withdraw, defend or destroy7. The fortress archipelago8. Complexes of the domestic fortressIndex -- .
Responsibility: Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy.


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'By focusing on homeownership and tenure, Atkinson and Blandy insightfully connect the privatization of well-being, fear of crime and financial insecurity with contemporary changes in the meaning of Read more...

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