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Terrorism and the Politics of Fear
     

Terrorism and the Politics of Fear

by David L. Altheide
 

ISBN-10: 0759109184

ISBN-13: 9780759109186

Pub. Date: 04/24/2006

Publisher: AltaMira Press


About the Author:
David L. Altheide is Regents' Professor in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University, where he has taught for over thirty years

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About the Author:
David L. Altheide is Regents' Professor in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University, where he has taught for over thirty years

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759109186
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/24/2006
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
The Social Reality of Fear     15
The Mass Media as a Social Institution     47
Crime and Terrorism     73
Consuming Terrorism     87
Terrorism and the Politics of Fear     113
The Control Narrative of the Internet     133
The Propaganda Project and the Iraq War     157
Constructing Pat Tillman     185
Conclusion: Beyond the Politics of Fear     207
References     223
Index     241
About the Author     247

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