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Landscapes of Defence


By: John R Gold and George Revill

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Sep 2000 | #125442 | ISBN: 0582382343
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This is a key text on the very topical themes of power, defence and space. Landscapes of Defence is an exciting collection of theoretical and empirical material from very well known contributors, desiged to help students understand how landscapes of defence fit in with some of the broader concepts of space, power and place to which they are introduced in the 1st year. The book is split into four sections, and each section contains an introduction placing the subsequent chapters in context. There is also a comprehensive introduction and afterword to tie the book's broad themes together. 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates in urban and cultural geography will be the key market for this title, as well as strong secondary market in departments of Sociology, Anthropology, Law and Planning.


Introduction. PART 1 - BOUNDARIES AND IDENTITY 1. Landscaping for Power and Defence 2. Fundamentalist Loyalism: Discourse, Dialogue and Defence 3. Living on the Edge: Defending American Indian Reservation Lands. PART 2 - RISK AND SECURITY 4. Nuclear Waste and Landscapes of Risk 5. Israeli Securityscapes 6. Fortification, Fragmentation and the Threat of Terrorism in the City of London in the 1990' s. PART 3 - CRIME AND CONTROL 7. Police Powers and Zero Tolerance Policing 8. Policing the Public Realm: Community Action and the Exclusion of Street Prostitution 9. A Role for the Public in the Management of Public Space? A Stakeholding Approach to the CCTV Surveillance of Britain's Town Centres 10. Geocoding and Surveillance: A Critical Analysis of CCTV Practices in New York City 11. The Fortress, The Panoptic, The Regulated and the Animated: Planning and Urban Design Approaches to Safer City Centres. PART 4 - CONTROLLING THE RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT 12. Securing Suburbia: Images of the Home as Defended Space in Selling the English Suburbia Fear 13. Fear, Loathing and Space for Children 14. Landscapes of Defence, Exclusivity and Leisure: The Rise of Rural Private Communities in North Carolina 15. The Redesign and Modification of Existing Housing Developments in the Interests of Reducing Crime and Promoting Community Activity. Afterword

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