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Patriots, politics, and the Oklahoma City bombing

Author: Stuart A Wright
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
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"This book explores new ground in social movements by analyzing an escalating spiral of tension between the Patriot movement and the state centered on the mutual framing of conflict as "warfare." By examining the social construction of "warfare" as a principal script or frame defining the movement-state dynamic, Stuart A. Wright explains how this highly charged confluence of a war narrative engendered a kind of
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Wright
ISBN: 9780521872645 0521872642 9780521694193 0521694191 0511289502 9780511289507
OCLC Number: 76820683
Description: xv, 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Codicil to a patriot profile --
Patriots, political process, and social movements --
The historical context of patriot insurgency --
The farm crisis, threat attribution, and patriot mobilization --
State mobilization : building a trajectory of contention --
The gun rights network and nascent patriots : rise of a threat spiral --
Movement-state attributions of war : Ruby Ridge and Waco --
Patriot insurgency and the Oklahoma City bombing --
After Oklahoma City : patriot demobilization and decline.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Responsibility: Stuart A. Wright.
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"Why did "domestic terrorism" on the scale of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing occur? [Patriots, Politics, and the Oklahoma City Bombing] shows how convicted bomber Timothy McVeigh and his Read more...

 
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