Taken as a whole, the book offers both specialist and non–specialist readers a sophisticated perspective on the violence that is engulfing our increasingly urbanized world.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
List of Contributors.
Series Editors′ Preface.
Introduction: Cities, Warfare, and States of Emergency: Stephen Graham (University of Durham).
Part I: Cities, War and Terrorism in History and Theory.
1 Cities as Strategic Sites : Place Annihilation and Urban Geopolitics: Stephen Graham (University of Durham).
2 The City–as–Target, or Perpetuation and Death: Ryan Bishop and Gregory Clancey (National University of Singapore; National University of Singapore).
3 Shadow Architectures : War, Memories, and Berlin’s Futures: Simon Guy (University of Newcastle).
4 Another Anxious Urbanism: Simulating Defence and Disaster in Cold War America: Matthew Farish (University of Toronto).
5 Living (Occasionally Dying) Together in an Urban World: Zygmunt Bauman (University of Leeds and the University of Warsaw).
6 Everyday Techniques as Extraordinary Threats: Urban Technostructures and Nonplaces in Terrorist Actions: Timothy W. Luke (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia).
Part II: Urbicide and the Urbanization of Warfare.
7 New Wars of the City : Relationships of ′Urbicide′ and ′Genocide′: Martin Shaw (University of Sussex).
8 Urbicide in Bosnia: Martin Coward (University of Sussex).
9 Strategic Points, Flexible Lines, Tense Surfaces and Political Volumes: Ariel Sharon and The Geometry of Occupation: Eyal Weizmann (an architect based in Tel Aviv and London).
10 Constructing Urbicide by Bulldozer in the Occupied Territories: Stephen Graham.
11 City Streets – The War Zones of Globalisation: Democracy and Military Operations in Urban Terrain in the Early 21st Century: Robert Warren (University of Delaware).
12 Continuity and Discontinuity : The Grammar of Urban Military Operations : Alice Hills (King’s College, London).
Part III: Exposed Cities : Urban Impacts of Terrorism and the ‘War on Terror’.
13 Urban Warfare: A Tour of the Battlefield: Michael Sorkin (CCNY).
14 The “War on Terrorism” and Life in Cities after September 11, 2001: Peter Marcuse (Columbia University in New York City).
15 Recasting the ‘Ring of Steel’: Designing Out Terrorism in the City Of London? Jon Coaffee (University of Newcastle).
16 Technology vs. ‘Terrorism’: Circuits of City Surveillance Since September 11: David Lyon (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario).
17 Urban Dimensions of the Punishment of Afghanistan by U.S. Bombs: Marc W. Herold (University of New Hampshire in Durham).
Epilogue: Stephen Graham.