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作者 Owens, Patricia, 1975-
書名 Economy of force : counterinsurgency and the historical rise of the social / Patricia Owens
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015
國際標準書號 9781107121942 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  JA76 O85 2015    在架上    30560400455900
說明 xiii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
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系列 Cambridge studies in international relations
Cambridge studies in international relations
附註 "Retrieving the older but surprisingly neglected language of household governance, Economy of Force offers a radical new account of the historical rise of the social realm and distinctly social theory as modern forms of oikonomikos - the art and science of household rule. The techniques and domestic ideologies of household administration are highly portable and play a remarkably central role in international and imperial relations. In two late-colonial British 'emergencies' in Malaya and Kenya, and US counterinsurgencies in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, armed social work was the continuation of oikonomia - not politics - by other means. This is a provocative new history of counterinsurgency with major implications for social, political and international theory. Historically rich and theoretically innovative, this book will interest scholars and students across the humanities and social sciences, especially politics and international relations, history of social and political thought, history of war, social theory and sociology"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: oikonomia in the use of force -- 2. The really real? A history of 'social' and 'society' -- 3. Out of the confines of the household? -- 4. The colonial limits of society -- 5. 'More than concentration camps': the battle for hearths in two late-colonial emergencies -- 6. Society itself is at war: new model pacification in Vietnam -- 7. Oikonomia by other means: household governance in Afghanistan and Iraq -- 8. Conclusion: 'it's the oikos, stupid'
主題 Political sociology
Households -- Political aspects
Counterinsurgency -- Social aspects
International relations
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