At War with Metaphor: Media, Propaganda, and Racism in the War on Terror

At War with Metaphor: Media, Propaganda, and Racism in the War on Terror

by Erin Steuter, Deborah Wills
     
 

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At War with Metaphor offers a compelling analysis of our public discussions of the war on terror and the binding conceptual metaphors through which they are framed. Examining the images of animal, insect, and disease that shape and limit our understanding of the war, and tying these images to historical and contemporary uses of propaganda and media filters, the… See more details below

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At War with Metaphor offers a compelling analysis of our public discussions of the war on terror and the binding conceptual metaphors through which they are framed. Examining the images of animal, insect, and disease that shape and limit our understanding of the war, and tying these images to historical and contemporary uses of propaganda and media filters, the authors explore how news media, including political cartoons and talk radio, are enmeshed in this damaging, dehumanizing language.

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ISBN-13:
9780739130315
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
266
File size:
2 MB

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