The Resource Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, (electronic resource)

Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, (electronic resource)

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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger
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Against security
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how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger
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eng
Summary
The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the wars fought in its name, these measures are supposed to make us safer in a post-9/11 world. But do they? Against Security explains how these regimes of command-and-control not only annoy and intimidate but are counterproductive. Sociologist Harvey Molotch takes us through the sites, the gizmos, and the politics to urge greater trust in basic citizen capacities-along with smarter design of public spaces. In a new preface, he discusses abatement of panic and what the NSA leaks reveal about the real holes in our security
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Midwest
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Molotch, Harvey Luskin
Dewey number
363.1
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Terrorism
  • National security
  • Transportation
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400852338
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13281640
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MWT13281640
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Against security : how we go wrong at airports, subways, and other sites of ambiguous danger, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400852338
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13281640
Publisher number
MWT13281640
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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