1st Edition

Images of Terror
What We Can and Can't Know about Terrorism

ISBN 9780202306797
Published June 30, 2003 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book 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.

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