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9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Martin Randall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the fiction, poetry, theatre and cinema that have represented the 9/11 attacks. Works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid are discussed in ... More


You Can’t Repeat the Past? Bob Dylan’s “Love and Theft” and the Events of 9/11

Jesper Doolaard

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores how the release of “Love and Theft” coincided with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and how it strongly affected the album's immediate reception. This association was particularly ... More


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder of the Virtual Kind: Trauma and Resilience in Post-9/11 America

Allan Young

in Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754057
eISBN:
9780804768122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754057.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews an evolution in the construction of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the 9/11 attacks in the United States. It covers the epidemiology of post-9/11 PTSD and the ... More


The Diplomacy of Sympathy

Todd H. Hall

in Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453014
eISBN:
9781501701139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453014.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the diplomacy of sympathy in the context of the responses of the Russian Federation (RF) and the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the 9/11 attacks on the United States. ... More


Sacred Property: Searching for Value in the Rubble of 9/11

Mateo Taussig-rubbo

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter notes that the attacks of September 11, 2001, led to the designation of property damaged in the attacks as “sacred” by officials and others. This new designation was applied both to real ... More


The Legitimacy of Invading Religious Regimes

Mark Juergensmeyer

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can the control of a government by religious extremists be a legitimate, if not legal, reason for an international military intervention in a country? This is one of the key issues behind the US ... More


Privacy Rights and U.S. Surveillance Policy Drifts

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a brief discussion of the historical antecedents of privacy rights. Against this backdrop, it then examines how multiple policy players or stakeholders became involved in the ... More


Containment on Steroids?: George W. Bush and Rogue State Rollback

Douglas Little

in Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

George W. Bush regarded economic globalization and democratic enlargement as insufficient to contain Iraq, Iran, and other “rogue states.” As a result, he stocked his administration with hard-line ... More


The USA' ‘High Value Detainees’ Model

Yuval Ginbar

in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the ‘high value detainees’ (HVD) model of quasi-legalized torture in the USA's war on terror following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Initially its legal basis ... More


The Wider Moral Issue: Do Consequences or ‘No Go Areas’ Determine What is Ethical in an Extreme Situation?

Yuval Ginbar

in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the wider issue that a moral agent facing a ticking bomb situation (TBS) should consider: whether ultimately a decision to torture the terrorist or not should be determined by ... More


The Precipitating Events

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the September 11, 2001 US terror attacks, the July 7, 2005 London terror bombings, and the sequelae of government action. It describes the perversion of leadership in the US ... More


Pre-Post-Modern Relativism

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

in Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620234
eISBN:
9780748671670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620234.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The second chapter offers historical perspectives on the charge of relativism recurrently lodged against challenges to traditional claims of absolute, objective and/or universal truth. It begins by ... More


Breeding Bio Insecurity: How U.S. Biodefense Is Exporting Fear, Globalizing Risk, and Making Us All Less Secure

Lynn C. Klotz and Edward J. Sylvester

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226444055
eISBN:
9780226444079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444079.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

In the years since the 9/11 attacks—and the subsequent lethal anthrax letters—the United States has spent billions of dollars on measures to defend the population against the threat of biological ... More


American Power and the Major Foundations in the Post–Cold War Era

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the impact of the overarching by-product of the major foundations' efforts—the economic order based on capitalist globalization—in the post-Cold War era and beyond. Major ... More


Introduction

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The reasoning behind the Bush administration's strategy in fighting terrorism, also known as the Bush Doctrine, rests primarily on the belief that preemptive rather than reactive force is necessary ... More


The Gulf Rivals’ Eastward March

Dilip Hiro

in Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190944650
eISBN:
9780190055905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944650.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

As de facto ruler, Crown Prince Abdullah aided the Taliban, a hard line Islamic fundamentalist party in Afghanistan, created by Pakistan in 1994 during the civil war. Assisted by Islamabad and ... More


The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Richard Taruskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book gathers the author's writing on the arts and politics, ranging in approach from occasional pieces for major newspapers such as the New York Times to full-scale critical essays for leading ... More


Introduction

Harriet F. Senie

in Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190248390
eISBN:
9780190248437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248390.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction introduces key themes of the book: myths of national identity challenged by the Vietnam War, Oklahoma City bombing, Columbine shootings, and the 9/11 attacks; the conflation of ... More


Courting Controversy: Hype, Scandal and Fukasaku Kinji’S Battle Royale

Daniel Martin

in Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the last of Tartan Film’s theatrical releases before the official adoption of the Asia Extreme brand: the scandalous Japanese action film Battle Royale (Kinji Fukasaku, 2000). ... More


Fear Itself

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter describes prosperity on a global scale with focus on the political narrative in the United States. It illustrates significant narratives of domestic doom that relate to exaggerated ... More


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