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Language wars [electronic resource] : the role of media and culture in global terror and political violence / Jeff Lewis.

By: Lewis, Jeff, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Pluto, 2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 280 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781435662643 (electronic bk.); 1435662644 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mass media and language | Mass media and public opinion | Terrorism in mass media | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Public opinion | Discourse analysis -- Political aspects | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media Studies | Irakkrieg | Massenmedien | TerrorismusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language wars.DDC classification: 302.23014 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Mediated terror and the politics of representation -- Conflict and culture : civilization, history, identity -- The meaning of 9/11 : in the midst of infinite justice -- The Iraq invasion : democracy in the field of battle -- Globalizing jihad : the Bali bombings at the end of paradise -- The occupation of Iraq : rule of law and the new public sphere -- Conclusion : cultural democracy, difference and the end of civilization.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Mediated terror and the politics of representation -- Conflict and culture : civilization, history, identity -- The meaning of 9/11 : in the midst of infinite justice -- The Iraq invasion : democracy in the field of battle -- Globalizing jihad : the Bali bombings at the end of paradise -- The occupation of Iraq : rule of law and the new public sphere -- Conclusion : cultural democracy, difference and the end of civilization.

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