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Indefensible space : the architecture of the national insecurity state

Michael Sorkin 1948-

c2008

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HV 6432 .S695 2008 )()

  • Title:
    Indefensible space : the architecture of the national insecurity state
  • Author: Michael Sorkin 1948-
  • Description: Fear factor -- Cities and the 'war on terror' -- Empire of the insensate -- Urban operations and network centric warfare -- Planet America : empire's new land grab -- Waiting in African cities -- Border tours : strategies of surveillance, tactics of encroachment -- Restating the obvious -- The threat from within : protecting the indefensible from the indeterminate -- Blank slates and disaster zones : the state, September 11, and the displacement of Chinatown -- Back to zero : mourning in America -- The new emotions of home : fear, insecurity, and paranoia -- Stage authenticity today -- Architecture emblematic : hardened sites and softened symbols -- Me and my monkey : what's hiding in the security state -- Thanatotactics -- "The poor man's airforce": a brief history of the car bomb.
  • Local Note: acq2008crj
    acq2008ina
  • Publication Date: c2008
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge
  • Format: xvii, 398 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780415953689 (pbk.);ISBN 0415953685 (pbk.);ISBN 9780415953672 (cloth);ISBN 0415953677 (cloth)
  • Subjects: Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention; National security -- United States; Civil defense -- United States; War on Terrorism, 2001-2009; Fear -- Social aspects -- United States; Paranoia -- Social aspects -- United States; United States -- Defenses -- Public opinion
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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