Images of Terror: What We Can and Can't Know about Terrorism, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Images of Terror

What We Can and Can't Know about Terrorism, 1st Edition

By R.L. Bruckberger

Routledge

227 pages

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Description

The book acts as a guide to the images of terrorism that we see daily in the mass media. The author believes that our perceptions of terrorism are formed by the interaction of bureaucratic agencies, academics and private experts. These images and stereotypes that we are offered do not necessarily reflect objective reality.

Table of Contents

Knowing about terrorism; another man's freedom fighter?; the American politics of terrorism; motives; false flags; investigation and intelligence; explaining failure; terrorism and the mass media; Iraq and state terrorism; a critical consumer's guide to understanding terrorism.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL037000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism