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National Missile Defence and the Politics of US IdentityA Poststructural Critique$
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Natalie Bormann

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780719074707

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.001.0001

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NMD and ‘regimes of truth’

NMD and ‘regimes of truth’

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(p.100) 5 NMD and ‘regimes of truth’
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National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity
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Natalie Bormann

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.003.0006

This chapter examines the concept of ‘regimes of truth’, which characterise the process of verifying certain types of knowledge claims, and reveals how the military defence project forms a system that produces ‘accepted’ and ‘true’ statements about threats to US security. It defines the term ‘truth’ and explains the shift from the regimes of truth to NMD/identity, also considering technology and discourses of technology.

Keywords:   regimes of truth, knowledge claims, US security, truth, NMD/identity, technology, discourses of technology

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