Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 December 2016

208 Pages | 19 b/w illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784993139

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Death and Security

Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Published by Manchester University Press

New Approaches to Conflict Analysis MUP

  • Provides an illuminating and totally original account of how security works as a response to the condition of mortality
  • Makes a genuine contribution to Critical Security Studies by introducing the concept of 'retrospective security' to a literature dominated by anticipatory concerns
  • Provides detailed empirical analyses of four major post-terrorist reconstruction projects in New York, London, Bali and Norway through interviews with their architects and designers
  • Unites the literatures of international politics and memory studies by considering memorialisation as a security practice

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