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Globalization of American fear culture : the empire in the twenty-first century

Author: Geoffrey R Skoll
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fear and terror have come to drive world politics, and the people who do the driving have shaped and used them to carry out their policies. As the world's political economy devolves into chaos,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey R Skoll
ISBN: 9781137570338 1137570334
OCLC Number: 918877378
Description: ix, 213 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: globalization of American fear culture: the empire in the twenty-first century --
Construction of fear culture in the United States from Red scares to terrorism --
American imperialism and the fear culture: four wars --
1968 --
Taking over the imperial mantle --
Spreading the fear: the global empire --
Terror, terrorism, and 9/11: the globalized culture of fear --
Things to fear: real threats to people and the world --
Current chaos: the collapsing world system of capitalism --
Stopping the fear: resistance against the fear culture or what everyone needs to know.
Responsibility: Geoffrey R. Skoll.

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