The Deadly Life of Logistics

My review of Deb Cowen’s wonderful new book, The Deadly Life of Logistics, is now out.  I write

The Deadly Life of Logisticsis organised around a series of themes whose interconnections are clear throughout: the integral conjuncture between the discourses of management studies and of logistics; the securitisation of labour; and perhaps most important, the illusory boundaries produced between the domains of “economics” and “politics” and between “civilian” and “military”, which again and again structures practices and political relations around piracy, labour unrest, “supply chain security”, and the making of “logistics cities” out of the ruins and wreckage of endless wars.

Read more on the blog-site of EPD –Society and Space.

 

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