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About the Author
Eric Wilson is senior lecturer of public international law at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of Government of the Shadows: Parapolitics and Criminal Sovereignty (Pluto Press, 2009). He is also the author of The Savage Republic: De Indis of Hugo Grotius, Republicanism, and Dutch Hegemony in the Early Modern World-System (c.1600-1619) (Marinus Nijhoff Press, 2008). His primary research interests are the philosophy and history of public international law, critical jurisprudence, and critical criminology.
Table of Contents
Contents: The concept of the parapolitical, Eric Wilson; State-corporate globalization and the rise and demise of the new deal world order, Tom Reifer; Capitalism, covert action and state terrorism: toward a political economy of the dual state, Nafeez Mossadeq Ahmed; ’America is addicted to oil’: US secret warfare and dwindling oil reserves in the context of peak oil and 9/11, Daniele Ganser; Researching parapolitics: replication, qualitative research, and social science methodology, David N. Gibbs; The unusual suspects: Africa, parapolitics, and the national security state complex, Enrico Carisch; State hierarchy and governance: of shadows or equivalence in regulating global crisis, Mark Findlay; Dual state: the case of Sweden, Ola Tunander; Canadian stalking horse: ’a parallel power’, David MacGregor; A study in gray: the Affaire Moro and notes for a re-interpretation of the Cold War and the nature of terrorism, Guido Giacomo Preparata; Schmitt, Ergenekon and the neocons, Len Bracken; The spectacle and the partisan, Jeff Kinkle; Targeting journalists and media in the new world order, Stig A. Nohrstedt and Rune Ottosen; Afterword: dual Schmitt, deep Schmitt, William A. Rasch; Index.