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Shutting down the streets : political violence and social control in the global era

Author: Amory Starr; Luis A Fernandez; Christian Scholl
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to protect a prison or a military base, but rather to guard a three-day meeting of the finance ministers of the Group of Eight (G8). The wall manifested a level of security that is increasingly commonplace at meetings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Starr, Amory, 1968-
Shutting down the streets.
New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011017987
(OCoLC)723723496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amory Starr; Luis A Fernandez; Christian Scholl
ISBN: 9780814708736 0814708730 9780814738351 0814738354
OCLC Number: 756663361
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 207 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is going on? --
The geography of global governance: spatial dynamics of controlling --
Dissent --
Political economy of the social control of dissent --
Policing of alterglobalization dissent --
A taxonomy of political violence --
Anti-repression: resisting the social control of dissent --
Democracy out of order.
Responsibility: Amory Starr, Luis Fernandez, and Christian Scholl.
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