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Bring 'Em On: Media and Politics in the Iraq War
     

Bring 'Em On: Media and Politics in the Iraq War

by Yahya R. Kamalipour
 

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How were the American people prepared for the war on Iraq? How have political agents and media gatekeepers sought to develop public support for the first preventive war of the modern age? Bring 'Em On highlights the complex links between media and politics, analyzing how communication practices are modified in times of crisis to protect political interests or

Overview

How were the American people prepared for the war on Iraq? How have political agents and media gatekeepers sought to develop public support for the first preventive war of the modern age? Bring 'Em On highlights the complex links between media and politics, analyzing how communication practices are modified in times of crisis to protect political interests or implement political goals. International contributors in mass communication, political science, and sociology address how U.S. institutional media practices, government policy, and culture can influence public mobilization for war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742572140
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/10/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
296
File size:
636 KB

Meet the Author

Lee Artz is associate professor in the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at Purdue University Calumet. Yahya R. Kamalipour is professor and head of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at Purdue University Calumet.
Lee Artz, a former machinist and steelworker, is Professor of Media Studies at Purdue University Northwest. He has published ten books (including Global Entertainment Media, Marxism and Communication Studies, and The Media Globe) and scores of chapters and journal articles on international media, cultural hegemony, and democratic communication. He is a founder and research fellow at Purdue Northwest’s Center for Global Studies.

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