Rethinking Global Security: Media, Popular Culture, and the "War on Terror"

Synopsis

Analysts today routinely look toward the media and popular culture as a way of understanding global security. Although only a decade ago, such a focus would have seemed out of place, the proliferation of digital technologies in the twenty-first century has transformed our knowledge of near and distant events so that it has become impossible to separate the politics of war, suffering, terrorism, and security from the practices and processes of the media.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Patrice Petro
  • Andrew Martin
  • D. U. Davis
  • Mary N. Layoun
  • Marcus Bullock
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New Brunswick, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2006