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Cities, War and Terrorism : Towards an Urban Geopolitics - 04 edition

Cities, War and Terrorism : Towards an Urban Geopolitics (ISBN10: 1405115750; ISBN13: 9781405115759)
ISBN13: 978-1405115759
ISBN10: 1405115750

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1405115742
ISBN10: 1405115742

Summary: Cities, War and Terrorism is the first book to look critically at the ways in which warfare, terrorism and counter-terrorism policies intersect in cities in the post Cold-War period.
  • A path-breaking exploration of the intersections of war, terrorism and cities.
  • Argues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflict.
  • Written by the world's leading analysts of the i
    ntersections of urban space and military and terrorist violence.
  • Draws on cutting-edge research from geography, history, architecture, planning, sociology, critical theory, politics, international relations and military studies.
  • Provides up-to-date empirical analyses of specific conflicts, including 9/11, the ''War on Terrorism'', the Balkan wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and urban antiglobalization battles.
  • Offers lay readers a sophisticated perspective on the violence that is engulfing our increasingly urbanised world.
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Summary: Cities, War and Terrorism is the first book to look critically at the ways in which warfare, terrorism and counter-terrorism policies intersect in cities in the post Cold-War period.
  • A path-breaking exploration of the intersections of war, terrorism and cities.
  • Argues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflict.
  • Written by the world's leading analysts of the intersections of urban space and military and terrorist violence.
  • Draws on cutting-edge research from geography, history, architecture, planning, sociology, critical theory, politics, international relations and military studies.
  • Provides up-to-date empirical analyses of specific conflicts, including 9/11, the ''War on Terrorism'', the Balkan wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and urban antiglobalization battles.
  • Offers lay readers a sophisticated perspective on the violence that is engulfing our increasingly urbanised world.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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