The Resource Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers! : Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics

Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers! : Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics

Label
Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers! : Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics
Title
Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers!
Title remainder
Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The level of vitriol in American politics has been rising with no end in sight. Terms like "evildoer," "war on terror," and "axis of evil" have become commonplace in our discussion of international politics. What ever happened to civil debate? Where has all this moralizing come from? And what harm has this new level of attack caused to democracy in America?. In this compelling and cogent account, Tom De Luca and John Buell chart the rise of what they rightly label as the "demonization"of American politics, showing how political campaigns often neglect debates over policy in favor of fights ove
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.20973
Index
no index present
LC call number
JA85.2.U6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers! : Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Demonization in America; 1. Demonization American-Style; 2. The Politics of Moral Personae; 3. America's Moral Paradox; 4. The Deep Divide and the Most Vulnerable; Part II. Demonization and Wars Seeking the Enemy; 6. Terror, Evil, and the New Cold War; 7. Terror Wars and Culture Wars; 8. Preserve the Environment! Become an Environmental Sport; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Authors
Control code
ocn784884495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814786468
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8jvhpg
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32968073
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)784884495
  • pebcs0814786464

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