The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism
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BeschreibungAn alternative framing of the refashioning of free-market states and the rise of humanitarian security regimes in the Global South
PortraitPaul Amar is Associate Professor of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. A political scientist and anthropologist, he has worked as a journalist in Egypt, a police reformer in Brazil, and a United Nations conflict resolution and economic development specialist.
Pressestimmen"An extraordinary book that revolutionizes the way to think about security, undermines conventional wisdom, and offers us a wonderfully lucid study of an obscure subject-matter, including detailed inquiry into state/society relations in Egypt and Brazil. Among many contributions is the brilliant depiction of the evolving interface between state security (its visible and invisible apparatus) and people subject to its control, including a fascinating account of the sexualization of politics as an emergent dimension of both oppression and resistance. A must-read!"--Richard Falk, coauthor of "The Path to Zero: Dialogues on Nuclear Dangers"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2013
Seitenanzahl: 310 Seiten