Times of Terror:Discourse, Temporality and the War on Terror

Jarvis, Lee (2009) Times of Terror:Discourse, Temporality and the War on Terror. Palgrave, Basingstoke.

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Since 11 September 2001, the War on Terror has dominated global political life. Times of Terror takes a critical look at the different ways in which the George W. Bush administration created and justified this far-reaching conflict through their use of language and other discursive practices. It becomes clear that representations of time were central in presenting this war as a necessary, legitimate and coherent response to the events of 9/11. Moreover, by exploring these representations, a space is opened for a rethinking the politics of identity, violence and time beyond this particular context.

Item Type: Book
Faculty \ School: University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Political, Social and International Studies
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
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Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2014 15:00
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2020 23:33
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/48212

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