Cities, War, and Terrorism: Towards an Urban Geopolitics
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Cities, War, and Terrorism: Towards an Urban Geopolitics

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"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 citiesArgues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflictWritten by the world's leading...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 10th 2004 by Blackwell Publishers (first published January 1st 2004)
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Marty
I really cant justify why i always end up picking-up academic anthologies..but i thoroughly enjoy this one.

Stephen Graham is rad and is on the cutting edge of geography field. He writes a lot about the idea of spatial violence and specifically about Israel/Palestine. I would also credit his research with my recent interest & engagement with geography/urban studies/architecture.

I'd say at least 2/3 of the essays in this book are worth the read.
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Stephen Graham is an academic and author who researches cities and urban life. He is Professor of Cities and Society at the Global Urban Research Unit and is based in Newcastle University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Professor Graham has a background in Geography, Planning and the Sociology of Technology. His research centres, in particular, on:

•relations between cities, techn...more
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