In the Wake of Violence : Image & Social Reform.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Rhetoric & Public Affairs: Publisher: East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (366 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780870139291; 0870139290.Subject(s): Political violence | Social movements | RadicalismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: In the Wake of Violence : Image & Social Reform.DDC classification: 322.4 | 322.42 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Table of Contents; RHETORIC AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 -- Divided Councils; Escalation to Violence; The Path to Violence; Styles of Activism; Denial and Distancing; Irreconcilable Differences; The Pain of Parting; To Criticize or Not; Critiquing the Critical; Bunker Mentality; 2 -- Tarred with the Same Brush; Mistaken Identity; Claims of Defeasibility; Conspiracy; Collusion; Incitement; Freedom of Speech; 3 -- The Lunatic Fringe; The Question of the Perpetrator; Size Matters; The Politics of Insanity.
The Manchurian ReformerFanatics, Hysterics, and Evildoers; 4 -- The Gospel of Despair; Our Greatest Enemy; The Thorn in the Flesh; Media Conspiracy; Distorting the Plot; Backlash; Handing the Opposition a Weapon; 5 -- The Squeaky Wheel; Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence; Can't Make an Omelet; Into the Laps of Moderates; Motive Metaphors; A Higher Law; 6 -- Responsibility; Last Resort; The Triumvirate of Responsibility; PROVOCATION; OPPRESSION; 7 -- Touchstones; The Perfect Martyr; Justified by History; The New Holocaust; Remove the Cause; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography.
How acts of violence are rhetorically ""managed"" by social movements: In the Wake of Violence explores the immediate and longer term aftermath of violence committed by independent radicals involved in single-issue movements. Cheryl R. Jorgensen-Earp explores several specific incidents in recent history-the arson of a Vail ski resort by environmentalists, the murder of Dr. John Britton by an antiabortion activist, and the torching of a University of California research laboratory by animal rights activists among them-to discover how the perpetrators of the violence and.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-329) and index.