Terror And Taboo: The Follies, Fables, And Faces Of Terrorism

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Terror and Taboo: The Follies, Fables, and Faces of Terrorism

Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. It offers incontestable evidence to support the idea that we give power to terrorism by the way we write and talk about it. According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation. Through their examination of terrorism, they propose to remove the taboos surrounding terrorism. Terror and Taboo is full of examples to ground the authors premise, ranging from specific examples, such as tendency to talk more about where Timothy McVeigh shopped for weapons than about the international traffic in arms by legitimate nations, to more theoretical interpretations that will be familiar to readers of cultural studies books.

Specifications of Terror and Taboo: The Follies, Fables, and Faces of Terrorism

AuthorJoseba Zulaika, William Douglass
Number Of Pages304
Publication Date1996-07-18
Height9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width0.69 inch.
Weight0.88 pounds.

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