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Spaces of security and insecurity : geographies of the War on Terror

Spaces of security and insecurity : geographies of the War on Terror

Author: Alan Ingram; Klaus Dodds
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington (Vt.) : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Critical geopolitics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely book explores the diverse geographies of the war on terror. Drawing on recent advances in social theory, it offers original case studies and theoretical reflections on one of the central  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ingram; Klaus Dodds
ISBN: 9780754673491 0754673499
OCLC Number: 495416292
Description: 1 v. (XIV-288 p.) : illustrations, cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Foreword; Preface: placing the war on terror; Spaces of security and insecurity: geographies of the war on terror, Alan Ingram and Klaus Dodds; Part 1 Constructing the War on Terror: Blair, neo-conservatism and the war on territorial integrity, Stuart Elden; Containers of fate: problematic states and paradoxical sovereignty, Alex Jeffrey; Colonizing commemoration: sacred space and the war on terror, Nick Megoran; A 'new Mecca for terrorism'? Unveiling the '2nd front' in Southeast Asia, Chih Yuan Woon. Part 2 Governing Through Security: Disciplining the diaspora: Tamil self determination and the politics of proscription, Suthaharan Nadarajah; Negotiating security: governmentality and asylum/immigration NGOs in the UK, Patricia Noxolo; Asylum, immigration and the circulation of unease at Lunar House, Nick Gill; Garden terrorists and the war on weeds: interrogating New Zealand's biosecurity regime, Kezia Barker; 'All we need is NATO'? Euro-Atlantic integration and militarization in Europe, Merje Kuus. Part 3 Alternative Imaginations: Satellite television, the war on terror and political conflict in the Arab world, Lina Khatib; Maranatha! Premillennial dispensationalism and counter-intuitive geopolitics of (in)security, Jason Dittmer; Common ground? Anti-imperialism in UK anti-war movements, Richard Phillips; Art and the geopolitical: remapping security at Green Zone/Red Zone, Alan Ingram; Index.
Series Title: Critical geopolitics.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Ingram, Klaus Dodds.
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'An extremely rich collection of essays that captures the global and historical complexity of security and insecurity theoretically and practically. Ideal for teaching.' Cynthia Weber, Lancaster Read more...

 
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