Panic City : Crime and the Fear Industries in Johannesburg.

By: Murray, Martin JMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781503611276Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Panic City : Crime and the Fear Industries in JohannesburgLOC classification: HV7434.S62 | M877 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I. Destabilizing the Civic Body: Agoraphobia and Other (Fantastic) Obsessions in the New South Africa -- 1 Nightmare City -- 2 The Anorexic State -- PART II. The Design of Avoidance: Target Hardening in the Carceral City -- 3 Laager Neurosis and the Architectural Design of Enclosed Places -- PART III. The Fear Industries: Profi ting from Insecurity -- 4 Pluralizing the Provision of Security -- 5 Unaccountable Policing -- 6 Responsibilizing Citizenship -- 7 Exclusionary Effects of Privatizing Space -- Epilogue: Into the Night -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- Y -- Z.
Summary: In post-apartheid Johannesburg, crime and the fear it engenders has triggered a decisive turn toward securitization in which residents of suburban residential neighborhoods have hired the services of private security companies to provide protection.
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Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I. Destabilizing the Civic Body: Agoraphobia and Other (Fantastic) Obsessions in the New South Africa -- 1 Nightmare City -- 2 The Anorexic State -- PART II. The Design of Avoidance: Target Hardening in the Carceral City -- 3 Laager Neurosis and the Architectural Design of Enclosed Places -- PART III. The Fear Industries: Profi ting from Insecurity -- 4 Pluralizing the Provision of Security -- 5 Unaccountable Policing -- 6 Responsibilizing Citizenship -- 7 Exclusionary Effects of Privatizing Space -- Epilogue: Into the Night -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- Y -- Z.

In post-apartheid Johannesburg, crime and the fear it engenders has triggered a decisive turn toward securitization in which residents of suburban residential neighborhoods have hired the services of private security companies to provide protection.

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Martin J. Murray is Professor of Urban Planning at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan.

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