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The state and terrorism [electronic resource] : national security and the mobilization of power / Joseph H. Campos II.

By: Campos, Joseph H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Homeland security series: Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (169 p.).ISBN: 9780754685159 (electronic bk.); 0754685152 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century | National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Political oratory -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism | Sicherheitspolitik | Politische Rede | Internationaler Terrorismus | Bek�ampfung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State and terrorism.DDC classification: 363.325/15610973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Terrorism and the state -- The state in a time of terror -- National security discourse on terrorism in Cold War presidential rhetoric -- National security discourse on terrorism in post-Cold War presidential rhetoric -- Once they were human -- State versus terror -- Language, knowledge, and power in the name of the state -- Conclusion.
Summary: Adopting an innovative approach to the ongoing debate over homeland security and state response to terrorism, Joseph Campos investigates the contextualizing of national security discourse and its management of terrorism. The volume incorporates historical depth and critical theory in a comparative framework to provide an invaluable insight into how national security is developed to secure the state.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-165) and index.

Introduction: Terrorism and the state -- The state in a time of terror -- National security discourse on terrorism in Cold War presidential rhetoric -- National security discourse on terrorism in post-Cold War presidential rhetoric -- Once they were human -- State versus terror -- Language, knowledge, and power in the name of the state -- Conclusion.

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Adopting an innovative approach to the ongoing debate over homeland security and state response to terrorism, Joseph Campos investigates the contextualizing of national security discourse and its management of terrorism. The volume incorporates historical depth and critical theory in a comparative framework to provide an invaluable insight into how national security is developed to secure the state.

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