Constructing America's War Culture / Edition 1

Constructing America's War Culture / Edition 1

by Thomas Conroy
     
 

Constructing America's War Culture provides a cultural analysis of how the images of the war in Iraq have been influenced and packaged by the media to construct a narrative of war, the Bush Presidency, the fear of terrorism, and the changing global attitudes toward America and American aggression.See more details below

Overview

Constructing America's War Culture provides a cultural analysis of how the images of the war in Iraq have been influenced and packaged by the media to construct a narrative of war, the Bush Presidency, the fear of terrorism, and the changing global attitudes toward America and American aggression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739119648
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part One: Constructions of War Chapter 4 Chapter 1. Freedom of Expression and Voices of War: Blogging as an Alternative to Mainstream Media Chapter 5 Chapter 2. What Happened to Journalism? Chapter 6 Chapter 3. Selling the Bush Doctrine: Persuasion, Propaganda, Public Relations and the Patriot Act Part 7 Part Two: Iraq, Media, and Images at Home Chapter 8 Chapter 4. The Packaging of Jessica Lynch Chapter 9 Chapter 5. Staying in the Moment: Hollywood, History, and the Politics of 9/11 Chapter 10 Chapter 6. War As Mediated Narrative: The Sextet of War Rhetoric Chapter 11 Chapter 7. Images of America at War on the Internet Newsgroup: soc.culture.europe Chapter 12 Chapter 8. The War Doesn't End Until the Last Soldier Dies: Transmedial Narratives of War

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