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In the Wake of Violence : Image & Social Reform.

By: Jorgensen-Earp, Cheryl R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: 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.
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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Cheryl R. Jorgensen-Earp is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and three books. In 2001, she was named Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. She teaches at Lynchburg College.

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