State Of Terror, The

State Of Terror, The

by Annamarie Oliverio, Andre Gunder Frank, Pat Lauderdale, Andre Gunder Frank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791437086

ISBN-13: 9780791437087

Pub. Date: 02/13/1998

Publisher: State University of New York Press

A comparative analysis of one of the most devastating social problems of the contemporary world. Focuses not only on acts of terrorism by terrorists, but with their portrayal and manipulation by others, particularly the media, for social and political purposes.

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Overview

A comparative analysis of one of the most devastating social problems of the contemporary world. Focuses not only on acts of terrorism by terrorists, but with their portrayal and manipulation by others, particularly the media, for social and political purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791437087
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/13/1998
Series:
SUNY Series in Deviance and Social Control
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I. Introduction

1. Prologue

2. Writing the Script: Language, Hegemony, and Historical Interpretation

3. Setting the Stage: Foundations of Meaning for Terrorism

Part II. The Telling of Stories on Different Stages

4. (Re)Constructing the Event: The Achille Lauro Plot

5. (Re)Constructing the Event: The Hijacking of TWA 847

6. Props, Sets, Stunts: The Global Transmission of Reality

Part III. Conclusion: Themes, Messages, Reflections

7. Terrorism: The Art of Statecraft

8. Epilogue

Afterword
by Pat Lauderdale

Notes

References

Index

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