At the Threshold of Order: Responses to the Mumbai Attacks

  title={At the Threshold of Order: Responses to the Mumbai Attacks},
  author={Ted Svensson},
  journal={Global Society},
  pages={283 - 298}
  • T. Svensson
  • Published 25 June 2013
  • Sociology
  • Global Society
This article employs the “act of terror” in Mumbai in November 2008 to probe the relation between openness and closure, contingency and resolution, that is inherent to each attempt to project and make the nation state transpire as ordered and secure. Such analysis is effectuated through an exploration of the dominant notions and practices of the event and the imposition of the law that are contained in the Mumbai attacks. The article aims to assess the possibilities of a curative and… 


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