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Author Steuter, Erin, 1963-

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

Published Lanham : Lexington Books, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xix, 245 p. : ill.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Wills, Deborah, 1962-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Mass media -- Social aspects.
Mass media and public opinion.
Terrorism in mass media.
Social control.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780739121986 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739121987 (cloth : alk. paper)