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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Discourse analysis,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Language,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Communication,
  • Critical discourse analysis,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAdam Hodges (Editor), Chad Nilep (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12801361M
ISBN 109027227144
ISBN 109789027227140

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  Discourse, War and Terrorism explores the discursive production of identities, the shaping of ideologies, and the formation of collective understandings in response to 9/11 in the United States and around the world. At issue are how enemies are defined and identified, how political leaders and citizens react, and how members of societies understand their position in the world in relation to terrorism. This book would be an excellent addition to the shelves of those interested in the critical study of discourse, particularly those who want to understand how discourse has been used to legitimate war, subvert opposition, and obfuscate reality in the seemingly unending fight against terrorists worldwide. This book serves as a testament to the growing inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary nature of (critical) discourse studies. In this book, the editors Hodges and Nilep have succeeded at bringing together scholars from diverse backgrounds to address an increasingly important theme, the war on terror, with its political, social, and cultural implications. Discourse, War and Terrorism explores the discursive production of identities, the shaping of ideologies, and the formation of collective understandings in response to 9/11 in the United States and around the world.

Discourse, War and Terrorism - Edited by Adam Hodges and Chad Nilep. Discourse since Septem has constrained and shaped public discussion and debate surrounding terrorism worldwide. Social actors in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and elsewhere employ the language of the “war on terror” to explain, react to, justify and understand a broad range of political, economic and social phenomena. The author rejects prevalent interpretations of a War on Terror foreign policy discourse, in the singular, highlighting that coalition states both demonstrated and relied upon divergent policy framings to make the War on Terror possible. The book thus contributes to our understanding of political possibility, in the process correcting a tendency to view the War on Terror as a universal and monolithic political by: 'Drawing on a wealth of primary research material and developing a sophisticated theoretical account of the relationship between security, identity, temporality and the political, Jarvis makes a convincing case for the central role of representations of time in the US Government's 'war on terror' discourse.' -Matt McDonald, University of Warwick, UKBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

  Discourse approaches to politics, society and culture; v HV This collection of 12 papers--penned by scholars of sociocultural linguistics, communications, media studies, and cultural and political studies--aims a critical lens on the discourses of war and terrorism generated in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks. Discourse, War and Terrorism explores the discursive production of identities, the shaping of ideologies, and the formation of collective understandings in response to 9/11 in the United States and around the world. At issue are how enemies are defined a.   Remembering and Forgetting Sites of Terrorism in New York, – Journal of Conflict Archaeology pp. ff. This list is based on CrossRef data as of 16 april They are elite-led, exclusionary, incite fear and do not decrease the instances of terrorism. The book covers the period from the 9/11 attacks to the end of the Howard Government in Gleeson sees the origins of the ‘war on terror’ discourse not so much in the events of .