Writing the war on terrorism : language, politics and counter-terrorism (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing the war on terrorism : language, politics and counter-terrorism

Author: Richard Jackson
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the language of the war on terrorism. It is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand how the Bush administration's approach to counter-terrorism became the dominant  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Jackson
ISBN: 0719071216 9780719071218
OCLC Number: 912589159
Notes: Índice.
Bibliografía: p. 216-224.
Description: VIII, 232 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Language and politics1. Analysing the language of counter-terrorism2. Writing September 11, 20013. Writing identity: Evil terrorists and good Americans4. Writing threat and danger5. Writing the good (new) war on terrorism6. Language and power: Reproducing the discourseConclusion: Politics, violence and resistanceFinal thoughtsAppendix: Official texts -- .
Responsibility: Richard Jackson.

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