Deborah Cowen

Deborah Cowen teaches in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto. Her research explores the role of organized violence in shaping intimacy, space, and citizenship. She is the author of Military Workfare: The Soldier and Social Citizenship in Canada, co-editor with Emily Gilbert, of War, Citizenship, Territory.

Disrupting Distribution: Subversion, the Social Factory, and the “State” of Supply Chains

Disrupting Distribution: Subversion, the Social Factory, and the “State” of Supply Chains

  The State of Supply Chains We have entered a time of logistics space. Contemporary capitalism is organized as a dispersed but coördinated system, where commodities are manufactured across vast distances, multiple national borders, and complex social and technological infrastructures. Geopolitical economies that were previously governed largely at the national scale – even though as part of a global system… Read more →