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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger

Harvey Luskin Molotch

c2012

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HV 6432 .M645 2012 )()

  • Title:
    Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger
  • Author: Harvey Luskin Molotch
  • Description: Introduction : colors of security -- Bare life : restroom anxiety and the urge for control -- Below the subway : taking care day in and day out -- Wrong-way flights : pushing humans away -- Forting up the skyline : rebuilding at ground zero -- Facing Katrina : illusions of levee and compulsion to build -- Conclusion : radical ambiguity and the default to decency.
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  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press
  • Format: xv, 260 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780691155814 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 069115581X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States; National security -- United States; Transportation -- Security measures -- United States
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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