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The Resource Civic war & the corruption of the citizen, Peter Alexander Meyers, (electronic resource)

Civic war & the corruption of the citizen, Peter Alexander Meyers, (electronic resource)

Label
Civic war & the corruption of the citizen
Title
Civic war & the corruption of the citizen
Statement of responsibility
Peter Alexander Meyers
Title variation
Civic war and the corruption of the citizen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this unique book, Peter Alexander Meyers leads us through the social processes by which shock incites terror, terror invites war, war invokes emergency, and emergency supports unchecked power. He then reveals how the domestic political culture created by the Cold War has driven these developments forward since 9/11, contending that our failure to acknowledge that this Cold War continues today is precisely what makes it so dangerous. With eloquence and urgency Meyers argues that the mantra of our time--"everything changed on 9/11!"--Is false and pernicious. By contrast, Civic War and the Corru
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Meyers, Peter Alexander
Dewey number
973.931
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Cold War
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Civic war & the corruption of the citizen, Peter Alexander Meyers, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-342) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From shock to terror -- From terror to war -- The circle of war and emergency -- The norm of complicity and the regeneration of emergency through violence -- The Cold War is not over -- The distemper of monocracy -- The Cold War today -- Today's Cold War in the system of opportunism -- Civic war and the monocratic tendency -- Two poles of power : monocratic omnipotence and Jeffersonian justification -- Phases of communication : secrets, lies, and publicness -- The export of "moral clarity" -- The Cold War comes home : the revival of Reaganism -- The breeding ground of monocracy -- The constitution of power and the corruption of the citizen after September 11th
Control code
ocn646810166
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226522104
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646810166
Label
Civic war & the corruption of the citizen, Peter Alexander Meyers, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-342) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From shock to terror -- From terror to war -- The circle of war and emergency -- The norm of complicity and the regeneration of emergency through violence -- The Cold War is not over -- The distemper of monocracy -- The Cold War today -- Today's Cold War in the system of opportunism -- Civic war and the monocratic tendency -- Two poles of power : monocratic omnipotence and Jeffersonian justification -- Phases of communication : secrets, lies, and publicness -- The export of "moral clarity" -- The Cold War comes home : the revival of Reaganism -- The breeding ground of monocracy -- The constitution of power and the corruption of the citizen after September 11th
Control code
ocn646810166
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226522104
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646810166

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