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The Resource At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror, Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills

At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror, Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills

Label
At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror
Title
At war with metaphor
Title remainder
media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror
Statement of responsibility
Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When photographs documenting the torture and humiliation of prisoners at Abu Ghraib came to the attention of a horrified public, national and international voices were raised in shock, asking how this happened. At War with Metaphor offers an answer, arguing that the abuses of Abu Ghraib were part of a systemic continuum of dehumanization. This continuum has its roots in our public discussions of the war on terror and the metaphors through which they are repeatedly framed. Arguing earnestly and incisively that these metaphors, if left unexamined, bind us into a cycle of violence that will only
Action
digitized
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1963-
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Steuter, Erin
Dewey number
070.4/49909831
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1962-
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Wills, Deborah
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  • Mass media
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Terrorism in mass media
  • Fear
  • Propaganda
  • Social control
Label
At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror, Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-236) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Weaponizing words : metaphor and war -- Making enemies : propaganda and the making of the orientalist "other" -- Rallying racism : dehumanization and genocide -- Rats in the trap : animal metaphors in the news -- Infestation and eradication : exterminationist rhetoric in political cartoons -- Hatespeak : discourses of dehumanization in talk radio -- Media march to war : understanding news filters -- Boiling the blood and narrowing the mind : fomenting backlash -- Talking our way to peace : new metaphors for change
Control code
ocn244817922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739130315
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244817922
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror, Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-236) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Weaponizing words : metaphor and war -- Making enemies : propaganda and the making of the orientalist "other" -- Rallying racism : dehumanization and genocide -- Rats in the trap : animal metaphors in the news -- Infestation and eradication : exterminationist rhetoric in political cartoons -- Hatespeak : discourses of dehumanization in talk radio -- Media march to war : understanding news filters -- Boiling the blood and narrowing the mind : fomenting backlash -- Talking our way to peace : new metaphors for change
Control code
ocn244817922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739130315
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244817922
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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