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War, violence, and population : making the body count

Author: James A Tyner
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tyner (geography, Kent State Univ.) attempts to redefine and expand the traditional method that population geographers have used to describe and analyze demographic data from a spatial perspective. Arguing that the body must be at the center of population geography, he considers how space is manipulated to facilitate the disciplining of people, for what purposes populations are constructed and regulated by  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Tyner
ISBN: 9781606230374 1606230379 9781606230381 1606230387
OCLC Number: 243601948
Description: xiv, 226 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Journeys from the killing fields --
Biopower in Vietnam --
Death and the erasure of space --
Spaces of planned violence --
Population and peace education.
Responsibility: James A. Tyner ; foreword by Chris Philo.
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Offers a spatial perspective on how and why populations are regulated and disciplined by mass violence - and why these questions matter for scholars concerned about social justice. This book shows  Read more...

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A principled and passionate analysis of the intimate connections between populations and political violence. Tyner's case studies of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Rwanda are vivid and searching Read more...

 
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