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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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Logistics Cities The “Urban Heart” of Empire

Logistics Cities The “Urban Heart” of Empire

(p.163) Chapter Five Logistics Cities The “Urban Heart” of Empire
The Deadly Life of Logistics

Deborah Cowen

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter 5 explores the urban revolution in logistics. It considers the rise of the ‘logistics city’ - a hybrid form that combines the exceptional spaces of the military base and the corporate export processing zone. The logistics city provokes questions about urban citizenship, circulation, and struggle.

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

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