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Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care

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From national security and social security to homeland and cyber-security, "security" has become one of the most overused words in culture and politics today. Yet it also remains one of the most undefined. What exactly "are" we talking about when we talk about security? In this original and timely book, John Hamilton examines the discursive versatility and semantic ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published May 5th 2013 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Nov 21, 2015 Travis rated it it was amazing
Incredible, wide-ranging piece of scholarship on a term that has dominated present politics. A dense read but exemplary close-readings of a very unexpected set of sources.
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This is an extraordinary book. Expertly researched, well written, and scholarly without being pretentious.
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