chapter  9
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The aesthetic emergency of the avian fl u affect

ByGEOFFREY WHITEHALL

The hunt for security leads to a worldwide civil war which destroys all civil coexistence. In the new situation-created by the end of the classical form of war between sovereign states-security fi nds its end in globalization: it implies the idea of a new planetary order which is, in fact, the worst of all disorders. But there is yet another danger. Because they require constant reference to a state of exception, measures of security work towards a growing depoliticization of society.