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Security : politics, humanity, and the philology of care

Author: John T Hamilton
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016?] ©2013
Series: Translation/transnation
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Hamilton
ISBN: 9780691171227 069117122X
OCLC Number: 960036802
Awards: Short-listed for Harvard University Walter Channing Cabot Fellowship 2014
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Part One: Preliminary Concerns 1 1. Homo Curans 3 2. Security Studies and Philology 7 3. Handle with Care 25 Part Two: Etymologies and Figures 49 4. A Brief Semantic History of Securitas 51 5. The Pasture and the Garden 68 6. Security on the Beach 83 7. Tranquillity, Anger, and Caution 114 Part Three: Occupying Security 135 8. Fortitude and Maternal Care 137 9. Embarkations 168 10. Lingua Homini Lupus 182 11. Repercussions 201 12. Revolution's Chances 224 13. Vital Instabilities 238 14. The Sorrow of Thinking 262 15. Surveillance, Conspiracy, and the Nanny State 284 On the Main 299 Works Cited 301 Index 317
Series Title: Translation/transnation
Responsibility: John T. Hamilton.

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