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State Propaganda and Public Opinion during the Campaigns of 1828–1829

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, on public opinion, charts the growth and spread of nationalist sentiment in educated society during the Turkish war. It reveals the tension between the popular demand for unilateral, ... More


The Nature of the Headscarf Controversy in Turkey: Popular Discourse

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Turkish headscarf debate since the 1980s and current political problems in the Turkish internal setting is the focus of this chapter. The power struggle between seculars and religious political ... More


Survivor and Planner, 2001–2010

Michael Scheuer

in Osama Bin Laden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199738663
eISBN:
9780190252465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738663.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on Osama bin Laden’s survival from the U.S. strike on Afghanistan in 2001, which was America’s retaliation for the 9/11 attacks, and his planning until 2010. It begins by ... More


Reading the Tea Leaves—the News about the News

Khadijah Costley White

in The Branding of Right-Wing Activism: The News Media and the Tea Party

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190879310
eISBN:
9780190879358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879310.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter looks at how the media explained, critiqued, and reported on their own role in the branding and coverage of the Tea Party, and what that says about news media function and convergence in ... More


Radicals: Latino Muslim Hip-Hop and The “Clash of Civilizations” Thing

Harold D. Morales

in Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190852603
eISBN:
9780190852634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852603.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 5 is a critical appraisal of media practices that assume conflict rather than peaceful coexistence. It engages the “clash of civilizations” thesis articulated by both Samuel Huntington and ... More


A Nightmarish Silhouette: Racialization and the Long Exposure of Transition

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 4 situates the ascendance of Christine Jorgensen, dubbed America’s first transsexual celebrity, alongside myriad projects of U.S. imperial conquest and various forms of violent racist ... More


Theatre of War

David Betz

in Carnage and Connectivity: Landmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190264857
eISBN:
9780190618513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264857.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explains how developments in the media drove a parallel emergence of a virtual dimension of conflict that is highly strategically consequential. Through an examination of the ... More


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