Indefensible space the architecture of the national insecurity state
Contributor(s): Sorkin, Michael.Material type: BookPublisher: London Routledge 2008Description: xvii,398p. ill., map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415953689 .Subject(s): 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 opinionDDC classification: 363.3250973 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.