Deborah Cowen

May 9, 2015

The Deadly Life of Logistics

Mapping Violence in Global Trade

University of Minnesota Press 2014

purchase at Our guest today tells us that the seemingly straightforward field of logistics lies at the heart of contemporary globalization, imperialism, and economic inequality. Listen to Deb Cowen, the author of The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade (University of Minnesota Press, 2014), discuss how the field of logistics reshaped global capitalism, undermined worker power, and even transformed how we think about life and death.

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