Order in Chaos: Security Culture as Anarchist Resistance to the Terrorist Label

  title={Order in Chaos: Security Culture as Anarchist Resistance to the Terrorist Label},
  author={Christine M. Robinson},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  pages={225 - 252}
  • C. Robinson
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Deviant Behavior
To be a terrorist in the twenty-first century is to occupy an incomparable deviant status in the state's eyes.The United States government has labeled and treated anarchists as potential terrorists for over a century. Since 2001, the U.S.-led “War on Terror” officially sanctioned warrantless surveillance and confinement as a legitimate social control strategy to counter terrorism. This is a sociological study of resistance to the terrorist label in an anarchist community in a post-9/11 world… Expand
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