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Life during wartime : resisting counterinsurgency

Author: Kristian Williams; William Munger; Lara Messersmith
Publisher: Edinburgh : AK Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Counterinsurgency has existed as the state's implicit strategy for a generation, and increasingly this strategy is becoming explicit. In this chilling collection of sociological and political essays, fifteen writers examine the application of domestic counterinsurgency tactics within the United States, and seek to equip the left with a more nuanced understanding of state repression - and how to fight back" -- from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristian Williams; William Munger; Lara Messersmith
ISBN: 9781849351300 1849351309
OCLC Number: 851827434
Description: 439 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: Life during wartime / Will Munger --
Introduction: Insurgency, counterinsurgency, and whatever comes next / Kristian Williams --
COINTELPRO to COIN : Claude Marks interviewed / Wallidah Imarisha and Kristian Williams --
Repression, civil liberties, right-wingers, and liberals : resisting counterinsurgency and subversion panics / Chip Berlet --
A cold wind blowing / Ricardo Levins Morales --
The other side of COIN : counterinsurgency and community policing / Kristian Williams --
Social war in the salad bowl / Will Munger --
Our Oakland, our solutions / The Stop the Injunctions Coalition --
On memory and resistance : excerpt from the keynote address, Counter-counterinsurgency convergence / Elaine Brown --
Raze the walls / Beriah Empie and Lydia Anne M. Bartholow --
The insurgent Southwest : death, criminality, and militarization on the U.S-Mexican border / Fatima Insolación --
Dismantling counterinsurgency with Earth First! / Sasha Ross --
Counterinsurgency and the occupy movement / George Ciccariello-Maher --
Geography, counterinsurgency, and the "g-bomb" : the case of México Indígena / Geoffrey Boyce and Conor Cash --
Targeting translation: U.S. counterinsurgency and the politics of language / Vicente L. Rafael --
Who needs the NSA when we have Facebook? / Evan Tucker --
Building conspiracy : informants in the case of Eric McDavid / Jenny Esquivel --
A curious case : Long Island radicals confront the green scare / Kevin Van Meter with Team Colors Collective --
From repression to resistance : notes on combating counterinsurgency / Luce Guillén-Givins, Layne Mullett, and Sarah Small.
Responsibility: edited by Kristian Williams, William Munger, Lara Messersmith-Glavin.

Abstract:

"Counterinsurgency has existed as the state's implicit strategy for a generation, and increasingly this strategy is becoming explicit. In this chilling collection of sociological and political essays, fifteen writers examine the application of domestic counterinsurgency tactics within the United States, and seek to equip the left with a more nuanced understanding of state repression - and how to fight back" -- from publisher's web site.

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