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At war with metaphor : media, propaganda, and racism in the war on terror / Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills.

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Author/Creator:
Steuter, Erin, 1963-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-236) and index.
Contents:
  • Weaponizing words : metaphor and war
  • Making enemies : propaganda and the making of the orientalist "other"
  • Rallying racism : dehumanization and genocide
  • Rats in the trap : animal metaphors in the news
  • Infestation and eradication : exterminationist rhetoric in political cartoons
  • Hatespeak : discourses of dehumanization in talk radio
  • Media march to war : understanding news filters
  • Boiling the blood and narrowing the mind : fomenting backlash
  • Talking our way to peace : new metaphors for change.
Contributor:
Wills, Deborah, 1962-
Subjects:
ISBN:
0739121987
9780739121986
0739130315
9780739130315

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