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Witnesses to terror : understanding the meanings and consequences of terrorism

Author: Luke Howie
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan ; New York : St Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that it is witnesses who are the targets of terrorism and that the question of whose witnessing counts, and which stories are the most legitimate, is of vital importance for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Howie
ISBN: 9780230299757 023029975X
OCLC Number: 795847590
Description: xii, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Uncertainty in the Study of Terrorism --
The Witness of Terrorism --
Like a Weapon in the Street: Terrorism and the Media in the 21st Century --
Witnessing Terrorism and its Enduring Consequences --
Elder Witnesses: Witnessing Terrorism in Later/Middle Life --
Vampires, Lawyers, Merchant Bankers: Post-9/11 Organizations in Science Fiction --
Guarding the Contact Zones: Security Guards in a Time of Terror --
Witnessing Terrorism.
Responsibility: Luke Howie.

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'Terror creates fear and only succeeds where there are witnesses to consume terror. Counter-terrorism in Luke Howie's imaginative framework means countering feelings of terror. He has written an Read more...

 
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