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Death and SecurityMemory and Mortality at the Bombsite$
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Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781784993139

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.001.0001

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The problem of dying while resilient

The problem of dying while resilient

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(p.22) 1 The problem of dying while resilient
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Death and Security
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Charlotte Heath-Kelly

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0002

This chapter develops the analysis of the relationship between death and security for the era of resilience policy. Instead of promising that a stable and impermeable lifeworld can be maintained through security barriers, resilience reframes security around the inevitability of disaster events. The promise made by security officials to the public is no longer exclusively made in terms of prevention, but also through the prospect of resilient recovery after the crisis: death has made its way inside the performance of security. Despite the shift away from the prophylactic model of security, the chapter argues that resilient security practices still function to mitigate anxiety associated with mortality.

Keywords:   Resilience, Prevention, Death, Mortality, Security, Anxiety, Disaster

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