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Against Security

How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Against Security( )
Author: Molotch, Harvey
ISBN:978-0-691-15581-4
Publication Date:Aug 2012
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $107.00
Book Description:

Remember when an unattended package was just that, an unattended package? Remember when the airport was a place that evoked magical possibilities, not the anxiety of a full-body scan? In the post-9/11 world, we have become focused on heightened security measures, but do you feel safer? Are you safer?

Against Security explains how our anxieties about public safety have translated into command-and-control procedures that annoy, intimidate, and are often...
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Book Details
Pages:280
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Terrorism
Political Science / Security (National & International)
Transportation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 23.8 x 2.693 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms



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