Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Securing Africa by Malinda S. Smith

This meticulously researched, forcibly argued and accessibly written collection explores the many and complex ways in which Africa has been implicated in the discourses and politics of September 11, 2001. Written by key scholars based in leading institutions in Canada, the United States, the Middle East and Africa, the volume interrogates the impact of post-9/11 politics on Africa from many disciplinary perspectives, including political science, sociology, history, anthropology, religious studies and cultural studies. The essays analyze the impact of 9/11 and the 'war on terror' on political dissent and academic freedom; the contentious vocabulary of crusades, clash of civilizations, barbarism and 'Islamofascism'; alternative genealogies of local and global terrorism; extraordinary renditions to black sites and torture; human rights and insecurities; collapsed states and the development-security merger; and anti-terrorism policies from George W. Bush to Barack Obama. This is a much-needed meditation on historical and contemporary discourses on terrorism.

Buy Securing Africa by Malinda S. Smith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780754675457
ISBN-10: 0754675459
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Securing Africa by Malinda S. Smith

Book Reviews - Securing Africa by Malinda S. Smith

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Securing Africa book by Malinda S. Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Malinda S. Smith

Malinda S. Smith is Associate Professor, International Relations at the University of Alberta, Canada Malinda S. Smith, Mustapha B. Marrouchi, Oladosu Afis Ayinde, Iqbal Jhazbhay, Mike McGovern, Faraj Abdallah Tamim, Adewale Aderemi, Alexandre Chouala, Babere Kerata Chacha, Muniko Zephaniah Marwa, Afyare Abdi Elmi.

Books By Malinda S. Smith

Globalizing Africa by Malinda S. Smith
Paperback, June 2003
Securing Africa by Malinda S. Smith
Paperback, November 2016
$75.59 $83.99