Gender, Geopolitics, And Geosurveillance In The Bourne Ultimatum*

  title={Gender, Geopolitics, And Geosurveillance In The Bourne Ultimatum*},
  author={K. Dodds},
  journal={Geographical Review},
  pages={105 - 88}
  • K. Dodds
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Geographical Review
Generic action‐thriller films, especially The Bourne Ultimatum, the last in a series of three films, provide a useful resource for examining the gendered nature of geopolitics, the specification of place, and the role of geosurveillance in post‐9/11 national security. Using the dialogue of the film as key source material, I show how the private world of Jason Bourne, an assassin, is interwoven with the public sphere of international security, including covert operations: The personal is… Expand
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