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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 cities Argues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflict Written by the world's leading
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 10th 2004 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published January 1st 2004)
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Marty
May 25, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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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Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
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4.5 stars. Part two is really interesting and could stand on its own, the rest of book is optional, and sometimes tends to get ranty.
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Mar 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
Well done.
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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
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