The present research explores not only the diverse definitions of terrorism but also the social conditions for the appearance of counter-terrorism. 9/11 was undoubtedly the epicenter of a new way of interpreting the risk-society. Combining empirical examples with a rich conceptual framework, our thesis is that while complete, no-gaps security may prove elusive, counterterrorism security can (and should) make people feel good about moving through public places.
|Pages (from-to)||155 - 169|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Rosa dos Ventos|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|