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Missing Persons, London

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the disaster identification protocols used after the London bombings of July 2005 and argues that they served more as a tool for the authorities in their search for suspected ... More


Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More


Memory and the Archival Event: A Case Study of the Coroner’s Inquest into the 2005 London Bombings

Andrew Hoskins and John Tulloch

in Risk and Hyperconnectivity: Media and Memories of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199375493
eISBN:
9780199375530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375493.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter opens Part 2 of the book and addresses the terrorism event of the 2005 London bombings and the Coroner’s Inquests into 7/7 to show how twenty-first century risk is manifested in new ... More


Missing: Persons and Politics

Jenny Edkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Stories of missing persons offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. The search for people who go missing as a result of war, political ... More


Globalisation, Cinema and Terrorism in Rachid Bouchareb’s Films: London River, Baton Rouge and Little Senegal

Mireille Rosello

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rachid Bouchareb describes London River as ‘my film about the 7/7 London bombings’ and this chapter observes what the director’s filmic language tells us about how to represent the intersection ... More


The Precipitating Events

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the September 11, 2001 US terror attacks, the July 7, 2005 London terror bombings, and the sequelae of government action. It describes the perversion of leadership in the US ... More


Conclusion

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has explored a different kind of the politics of missing persons, one that does not objectify the person but works with uniqueness and singularity, through a detailed study of missing ... More


Postcolonial minorities and securitization

Shailja Sharma

in Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the security challenges as they have recently been articulated with regard to minorities. The fear of Islam, radicalisation and terrorism from Muslim populations is seen as a ... More


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