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.... in which policing problems, such as prostitution, are controlled or reduced by having known fuse areas (see Chapter 14). ... Similarly, Planning Out Crime (DoE 1994: $.14) states: a#39;One of the main reasons people give for shunning town ... There is also a more general surveila lance by those working in public places.
|Title||:||Landscapes of Defence|
|Author||:||John R. Gold, George Revill|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-09-15|