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by William Douglass,Joseba Zulaika

  • ISBN: 041591759X
  • Category: Politics
  • Author: William Douglass,Joseba Zulaika
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 18, 1996)
  • Pages: 304 pages
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  • Rating: 4.8
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Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. Joseba Zulaika is an Associate Professor in the Basque Studies Program at the University of Nevada.

Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. It offers incontestable evidence to support the idea that we give power to terrorism by the way we write and talk about it. According to Zulaika and Douglass. He is the author of Basque Violence. William Douglass is a Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Basque Studies at the University of Nevada.

According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation. Through their examination of terrorism, they propose to remove the taboos surrounding terrorism. Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation.

By Joseba Zulaika and William A. Douglass. New Yorlz: Routledge, 1996.

How we measure 'reads'. By Joseba Zulaika and William A. This valuable and courageous book confronts terrorism, one of the most frightening subjects of our time.

Terror and Taboo' examines the complicity of governments, the media, the arts, academia, and violent activists themselves in constituting 'terrorism' as a substitute for genuine political debate. The authors draw upon the lessons and perspectives afforded terrorism literature, social anthropology, and their own field work with Basque violence to question the very validity and utility of the entire concept of terrorism. He is the author of Basque Violence

TERROR, TABOO, AND THE WILD MAN "Taboo," that familiar yet most exotic of terms in both everyday speech and academic jargon, regards the unspeakable. The unspeakable act of terrorism" is the quintessential taboo in contemporary political dis- course.

TERROR, TABOO, AND THE WILD MAN "Taboo," that familiar yet most exotic of terms in both everyday speech and academic jargon, regards the unspeakable. As with any tabooed subject, its mere invocation would appear to foreclose the need for any further discussion. If there is any such thing as consensus in this world, shouldn't we all be able to agree that terrorism is a heinous crime-end of the story?

Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism.

Joseba Zulaika, William Douglass. Terror and Taboo is full of examples to ground the authors premise, ranging from specific examples, such as tendency to talk more about where Timothy McVeigh shopped for weapons than about the international traffic in arms by legitimate nations, to more theoretical interpretations that will be familiar to readers of cultural studies books. Author(s) Bio.

Terror and Taboo book. According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation

Terror and Taboo book. Through their Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism.

Joseba Zulaika, William A. Douglass

Joseba Zulaika, William A. Discussing the mythography of terror, this volume aims to unveil the semantics of the culture of terror and thereby demystify and disenchant the obsession with terrorism and remove the taboos surrounding it. By examining the complicity of governments, media representation, the arts, academia and violent activists the authors illustrate how terrorism is often constituted as a substitute for genuine political debate.

Book Overview According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation.

Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. It offers incontestable evidence to support the idea that we give power to terrorism by the way we write and talk about it. According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation. Through their examination of terrorism, they propose to remove the taboos surrounding terrorism. Terror and Taboo is full of examples to ground the authors premise, ranging from specific examples, such as tendency to talk more about where Timothy McVeigh shopped for weapons than about the international traffic in arms by legitimate nations, to more theoretical interpretations that will be familiar to readers of cultural studies books.

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