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The Deadly Life of LogisticsMapping Violence in Global Trade$
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Deborah Cowen

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680870

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.001.0001

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From National Borders to Global Seams

From National Borders to Global Seams

The Rise of Supply Chain Security

Chapter:
(p.53) Chapter Two From National Borders to Global Seams
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The Deadly Life of Logistics
Author(s):

Deborah Cowen

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0003

Chapter 2 traces the birth of ‘supply chain security’ and examines the problem of disruption as part of the assemblage of the infrastructures, technologies, institutions, labour forces, and regulations that support the building of the ‘seamless’ corridors and gateways of logistics space.

Keywords:   Ports, Borders, Piracy, Globalization, Warfare, Imperialism, National Security, Cities, Logistics, Queer

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