The Politics of Possibility: Risk and Security Beyond Probability [Audiobook] download free by Louise Amoore

The Politics of Possibility: Risk and Security Beyond Probability Audiobook download free by Louise Amoore
  • Listen audiobook: The Politics of Possibility: Risk and Security Beyond Probability
  • Author: Louise Amoore
  • Release date: 2013/8/2
  • Publisher: DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780822355601
  • Rating: 7.27 of 10
  • Votes: 521
  • Review by: Milana Han
  • Review rating: 9.69 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Duration: 2H52M24S in 256 kbps (46.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-09
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OPUS, MPEG4, FLAC, WAV, WMA, MP3, WMA Lossless (compression CHM, TAR, RAR, ZIP, AZW3, ISO)
  • Total pages original book: 232
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M8S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Since September 11, 2001, the imagination of 'low probability, high consequence' events has become a distinctive feature of contemporary politics. Uncertain futures-devastation by terrorist attack, cyber crime, flood, financial market collapse-must be discerned and responded to as possibilities, however improbable they may be. In The Politics of Possibility, Louise Amoore examines this development, tracing its genealogy through the diverse worlds of risk management consulting, computer science, commercial logistics, and data visualization. She focuses on the increasingly symbiotic relationship between commercial opportunities and state security threats, a relation that turns the trusted, iris-scanned traveler into 'a person of national security interest,' and the designer of risk algorithms for casino and insurance fraud into a homeland security resource. Juxtaposing new readings of Agamben, Foucault, Derrida, Massumi, and Connolly with interpretations of post-9/11 novels and artworks, Amoore analyzes the 'politics of possibility' and its far-reaching implications for society, associative life, and political accountability.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Human Geography, Political Science & Theory, Military Engineering, Terrorism, Armed Struggle
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.36 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x15.24mm
  • Weight: 318g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: North Carolina, United States

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