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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

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

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0006

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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