Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq

Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq


Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq ➻ Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq Free ➱ Author Scott A. Bonn – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The attacks of led to a war on Iraq, although there was neither tangible evidence that the nation s leader, Saddam Hussein, was linked to Osama bin Laden nor proof of weapons of mass destruction Why The attacks of led Moral Panic PDF/EPUB Ä to a war on Iraq, although there was neither tangible evidence that the nation s leader, Saddam Hussein, was linked to Osama bin Laden nor proof of weapons of mass destruction Why, then, did the Iraq war garner so much acceptance in the United States during its primary stages Mass Deception argues that Mass Deception: eBook ë the George W Bush administration manufactured public support for the war on Iraq Scott A Bonn introduces a unique, integrated, and interdisciplinary theory called critical communication to explain how and why political elites and the news media periodically create public panics that benefit both parties Using quantitative analysis of public opinion polls and presidential rhetoric pre and post Deception: Moral Panic ePUB ☆ in the news media, Bonn applies the moral panic concept to the Iraq war He critiques the war and occupation of Iraq as violations of domestic and international law Finally, Mass Deception connects propaganda and distortion efforts by the Bush administration to general theories of elite deviance and state crime.


10 thoughts on “Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq

  1. Burl Burl says:

    This book is not a piece of political polemics, but a scholarly work of sociological research regarding what is known as moral panic, and the ongoing debate among sociologists whether these short lived but heavily promoted issues come into existence from the top down, or from the grassroots up In the case of the US War on Iraq, Scott Bonn, a sociologist and criminologist with significant background in advertising, marketing and electronic media, uses proven and accepted methodologies which This book is not a piece of political polemics, but a scholarly work of sociological research regarding what is known as moral panic, and the ongoing debate among sociologists whether these short lived but heavily promoted issues come into existence from the top down, or from the grassroots up In the case of the US War on Iraq, Scott Bonn, a sociologist and criminologist with significant background in advertising, marketing and electronic media, uses proven and accepted methodologies which are devoid of spin in ascertaining the process by which the War on Iraq was sold to the American people in the classic form of Moral Panic he provided introductory examples of Moral Panic so the reader understands what it is, how it works, and the reasons for it His research clearly shows this particular example as a from the top down orchestrated sell relying on mass deception and proven advertising and marketing methods Regardless of your politics or opinions, this book is fascinating, informative and, above all, tremendously disconcerting, especially the segment of the book where it is recounted that when asked if the US were going to war with Iraq in the next month or so it was summer a government spokesperson quoted the advertising marketing maxim You don t launch a new product in the summer Sure enough, it was launched in the fall.,The war as product to be launched, and how it was sold, makes for chilling reading This is a short, easy to read book that will stay with you long after you put it down, and you will find yourself referring to it often


  2. Jessica Jessica says:

    Great book actually read for a class I was taking on War in the Media the book offers an analysis of the manufactured panic that was created around 9 11 to gain support from the public As there was no proof about weapons of mass destruction or links to bin Laden, the book takes us on the journey of creating a moral panic to garner support for this controversial war


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10 thoughts on “Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq

  1. Burl Burl says:

    This book is not a piece of political polemics, but a scholarly work of sociological research regarding what is known as moral panic, and the ongoing debate among sociologists whether these short lived but heavily promoted issues come into existence from the top down, or from the grassroots up In the case of the US War on Iraq, Scott Bonn, a sociologist and criminologist with significant background in advertising, marketing and electronic media, uses proven and accepted methodologies which This book is not a piece of political polemics, but a scholarly work of sociological research regarding what is known as moral panic, and the ongoing debate among sociologists whether these short lived but heavily promoted issues come into existence from the top down, or from the grassroots up In the case of the US War on Iraq, Scott Bonn, a sociologist and criminologist with significant background in advertising, marketing and electronic media, uses proven and accepted methodologies which are devoid of spin in ascertaining the process by which the War on Iraq was sold to the American people in the classic form of Moral Panic he provided introductory examples of Moral Panic so the reader understands what it is, how it works, and the reasons for it His research clearly shows this particular example as a from the top down orchestrated sell relying on mass deception and proven advertising and marketing methods Regardless of your politics or opinions, this book is fascinating, informative and, above all, tremendously disconcerting, especially the segment of the book where it is recounted that when asked if the US were going to war with Iraq in the next month or so it was summer a government spokesperson quoted the advertising marketing maxim You don t launch a new product in the summer Sure enough, it was launched in the fall.,The war as product to be launched, and how it was sold, makes for chilling reading This is a short, easy to read book that will stay with you long after you put it down, and you will find yourself referring to it often

  2. Jessica Jessica says:

    Great book actually read for a class I was taking on War in the Media the book offers an analysis of the manufactured panic that was created around 9 11 to gain support from the public As there was no proof about weapons of mass destruction or links to bin Laden, the book takes us on the journey of creating a moral panic to garner support for this controversial war

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