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Terrorism and the politics of fear

David L. Altheide

Terrorism and the politics of fear

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Published by AltaMira Press in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementDavid L. Altheide.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21587961M
ISBN 109780759109193

The second edition of David Altheide's Terrorism and the Politics of Fear suggests something more that merits our critical concern: the construction, deployment, and consumption of this fear as part of a broader politics of propaganda and manipulation. One of his fourteen principles is to drive out fear in order to allow everyone to work effectively for the company. See Article History Terrorism, the calculated use of violence to create a general climate of fear in a population and thereby to bring about a particular political objective. Military dictatorships have often maintained power through terror. They do not terrorize their own populations; in a sense, they cannot since a regime that is truly based on the violent suppression of most citizens not simply some cease to be democratic. The United States is also routinely accused of terrorism for backing not only the Israeli occupation but for its support of repressive regimes willing to terrorize their own citizens to maintain power.

Three armed gunmen attacked a police station, killing four police officers and three civilians before succumbing to the counterassault by local police and Indian commando units. Terrorism is not tied to any one particular ideology or group. They are more afraid. And all this, it hardly needs be said, nearly three years into the Obama Administration. That sovereigns have to assert that they are the deciders of our fears testifies to the fact that national security is no more a source of unity than Social Security. Altheide's cogent analysis calls for revision of Franklin D.

Who are the insurgents in Iraq who say they fight against American occupation? Roosevelt's classic warning. The two most prominently argued cases, in this regard, are the United States and Israel. They do not terrorize their own populations; in a sense, they cannot since a regime that is truly based on the violent suppression of most citizens not simply some cease to be democratic. Necessary reading for anyone who listens, watches or reads!


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Terrorism and the politics of fear by David L. Altheide Download PDF Ebook

Terrorism and the Politics of Fear 7. In this highly recommended book, David Altheide explores the military-media complex and continues his study of the social construction of 'fear' and its use to steer public and foreign policy.

The goal is to encourage the U. Altheide's cogent analysis calls for revision of Franklin D. Media fuels fear of terrorism Terrorism and the politics of fear book other threats to national security, all of which have negative psychological effects on the population, such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia.

Davis's article in National Review showed his displeasure with Curtis's depiction of Leo Strauss, claiming, "In Curtis's world, it is Strauss, not Osama bin Laden, who is the real evil genius. I Terrorism and the politics of fear book haven't heard from him.

Like many political projects, it often fails, or at least does not fully succeed. This enhanced the potential for political control through intensifying the culture of fear as a deterrent to opposition.

Long before September 11, he argues, public panics were widespread — on everything from GM crops to mobile phones, from global warming to foot-and-mouth disease. Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Stalin's rule are frequently cited as historical cases of state terrorism.

The U. Richard V. Be very afraid of fear mongering politicians and the media that play to our emotions. The form of government, in theory, bears on the tendency of a state to resort to terrorism.

Necessary reading for anyone who listens, watches or reads! The Jacobin party of Maximilien Robespierre carried out a Reign of Terror involving mass executions by the guillotine.

They voted and fear won. Of course, those fighting a guerrilla group might label their opponents terrorists, and some terrorists may see themselves as guerrillas. The media presented to the American people what it had been told, not what it had uncovered.

All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and for exposing the country to danger.

Ideological terrorism aims to promote a particular belief system through acts of violence; it may be practiced by both governments and groups. Dictatorships terrorize their own populations. In the 20th century, authoritarian states systematically committed to using violence and extreme versions of threat against their own civilians exemplify the premise of state terrorism.

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Guerrillas fight against their governments, particularly against the military, in order to provoke a regime change. The language, however, has altered meaning so that all anti-government activities are being labeled terrorism.

We do indeed have a great deal to fear, Terrorism and the politics of fear book only from the message, but from the messengers who so disingenuously exploit, create and propagate unwarranted fear.

Types of Terrorism Scholars generally classify terrorism into two types: terrorism practiced by governments and terrorism practiced by groups not affiliated with a government.Nov 13,  · This was one of the main reasons motivating David Altheide, one of the most authoritative voices in media and terrorism studies, to republish an expanded, second edition Terrorism and the politics of fear book his Terrorism and the Politics of Fear.

The main thesis in this book is that the interplay between fear and Author: Maximiliano E. Korstanje. seminal book Terrorism and the politics of fear by the. prestigious publisher Rowman & Littlefield.

As he overtly. recognized, since many things happened and of course, as Altheide adds. Terrorism and the Politics of Fear shows how the mass media and propaganda about fear of crime and terrorism contribute to social policies that promote social control and threaten civil liberties.

This excellent treatment of a timely subject will be indispensable to teachers and students of sociology, media, politics, and criminology studies.Get this from a library!

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