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Postcoloniality and race in global private security markets

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This chapter highlights the importance of understanding private military and security companies from a postcolonial gender analysis. Such analysis opens up conceptualisation of the industry as one that draws upon the labour of men and women from the global South and reproduces colonial geographies and relations.

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Author(s): Chisholm Amanda

Editor(s): Leander, Anna; Abrahamsen, Rita

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies

Year: 2016

Pages: 177-186

Print publication date: 20/10/2015

Acceptance date: 01/08/2015

Publisher: Routledge

Place Published: London


Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780415729352


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