The Resource Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence : conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics, Jacob Mundy, (electronic resource)

Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence : conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics, Jacob Mundy, (electronic resource)

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Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence : conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics
Title
Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence
Title remainder
conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics
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Jacob Mundy
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Language
eng
Summary
The massacres that spread across Algeria in 1997 and 1998 shocked the world, both in their horror and in the international community's failure to respond. In the years following, the violence of 1990s Algeria has become a central case study in new theories of civil conflict and terrorism after the Cold War. Such "lessons of Algeria" now contribute to a diverse array of international efforts to manage conflict-from development and counterterrorism to the Responsibility to Protect doctrine and transitional justice. With this book, Jacob Mundy raises a critical lens to these lessons and practices and sheds light on an increasingly antipolitical scientific vision of armed conflict. Traditional questions of power and history that once guided conflict management have been displaced by neoliberal assumptions and methodological formalism. In questioning the presumed lessons of 1990s Algeria, Mundy shows that the problem is not simply that these understandings-these imaginative geographies-of Algerian violence can be disputed. He shows that today's leading strategies of conflict management are underwritten by, and so attempt to reproduce, their own flawed logic. Ultimately, what these policies and practices lead to is not a world made safe from war, but rather a world made safe for war
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Midwest
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Mundy, Jacob
Dewey number
965.05/4
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Electronic books
  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • Conflict management
  • Conflict management
  • Policy sciences
  • World politics
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adult
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Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence : conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics, Jacob Mundy, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891926
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Imaginative geographies of Algerian violence : conflict science, conflict management, antipolitics, Jacob Mundy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891926
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891926
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891926
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891926
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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