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Simon Mabon

manifest in the architecture of the city and the imagery that adorns it, creating norms that are violent towards those not included within such projects. Of course, amid urban transformation and the ensuing repercussions, such moves may, in turn, provoke people to resort to violence, shaped by context-​specific contingent factors.76 Here, not only do we see the 139 Building Beirut 139 emergence of a logic of necropolitics but also the emergence of war machines as groups seek to contest sovereign power. Although Agamben argues that in bare life one has to accept this

in Houses built on sand