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The Resource Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, Harvey Molotch, (electronic resource)

Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, Harvey Molotch, (electronic resource)

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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger
Title
Against security
Title remainder
how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger
Statement of responsibility
Harvey Molotch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 counterproductive. Taking readers through varied ambiguously dangerous sites, the prominent urbanist and leading sociologist of
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Molotch, Harvey Luskin,
Dewey number
363.325/170973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Terrorism
  • National security
  • Transportation
Label
Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, Harvey Molotch, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : colors of security -- Bare life : restroom anxiety and the urge for control -- Below the subway : taking care day in and day out -- Wrong-way flights : pushing humans away -- Forting up the skyline : rebuilding at ground zero -- Facing Katrina : illusions of levee and compulsion to build -- Conclusion : radical ambiguity and the default to decency
Control code
ocn809977182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844869
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613883902
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809977182
Label
Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, Harvey Molotch, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : colors of security -- Bare life : restroom anxiety and the urge for control -- Below the subway : taking care day in and day out -- Wrong-way flights : pushing humans away -- Forting up the skyline : rebuilding at ground zero -- Facing Katrina : illusions of levee and compulsion to build -- Conclusion : radical ambiguity and the default to decency
Control code
ocn809977182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844869
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613883902
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809977182

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