Political Geographies of Piracy
This book examines the increasing role of development organizations in securitization processes and argues that the new security-development counter piracy framework is (re)shaping political geographies of piracy by promoting disciplinary strategies aimed at the prevention and containment of gendered and racialized actions and bodies in Somalia. Brittany Gilmer is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Geography at Old Dominion University, USA. Her expertise includes geographies of security, development, and transnational crime in East Africa. She is a former consultant with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Counter Piracy Programme headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
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