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The Media at War: 2011
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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Mobilization: The Media Before War.- Total War.- Television Wars: Vietnam and After.- Other People's Wars: Interventions in Real-Time.- Wars on Terror.- War in the Digital Age: Afghanistan and Iraq.- Conclusion: After War, More War.

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With a fine appreciation of the breadth of her subject, Susan Carruthers has delivered a valuable assessment of the complex synergy between media and conflict. Well written and thoughtful, The Media at War is an essential contribution to the literature of this important field.' - Philip Seib, University of Southern California, USA 'Displaying an outstanding command of the area, Susan L. Carruthers provides a well-written and cogently-argued introduction to the terrain between media, popular imagination and war.' - Steven Livingston, George Washington University, USA 'Studded with brilliant insight, Susan Carruthers draws on a wide range of disciplines to produce a carefully crafted analysis of the relationship between media and war. The result is a true tour de force that is guaranteed to inspire the reader.' - David Welch, University of Kent, UK Reviews of the first edition: 'Carruthers has produced an ambitious and accomplished study that will be of obvious interest across a range of academic disciplines but a particularly welcome addition to the growing literature on the subject of war and the media.' - Greg McLaughlin, Ethnicity and Cultural Politics 'an excellent introduction to the study of the media and war. The circular format the author adopts makes the book intriguingly readable. The text is well documented and balanced in its presentation of existing scholarship in this field.' - Elizabeth Stanley-Mitchell, Millennium '...an interesting and pleasant lecture for those interested in how mass media affects and models inter-ethnic relations in welfare times, while constructing powerful stereotypical images based on ethnic, cultural or religious differences.' - Despina Dumitrica, The Ethnic Conflict 'Susan Carruthers...has done an excellent job of analysing journalistic and entertainment media as integral elements of the war system...Citing an array of primarily UK and US sources...the author provides both historical context and a realistic projection of what lies ahead.' - Philip Seib, News and Myth

About the Author

Susan L. Carruthers is Professor in American Studies at the University of Warwick, UK.

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'With a fine appreciation of the breadth of her subject, Susan Carruthers has delivered a valuable assessment of the complex synergy between media and conflict. Well written and thoughtful, The Media at War is an essential contribution to the literature of this important field.' - Philip Seib, University of Southern California, USA 'Displaying an outstanding command of the area, Susan L. Carruthers provides a well-written and cogently-argued introduction to the terrain between media, popular imagination and war.' - Steven Livingston, George Washington University, USA 'Studded with brilliant insight, Susan Carruthers draws on a wide range of disciplines to produce a carefully crafted analysis of the relationship between media and war. The result is a true tour de force that is guaranteed to inspire the reader.' - David Welch, University of Kent, UK Reviews of the first edition: 'Carruthers has produced an ambitious and accomplished study that will be of obvious interest across a range of academic disciplines but a particularly welcome addition to the growing literature on the subject of war and the media.' - Greg McLaughlin, Ethnicity and Cultural Politics 'an excellent introduction to the study of the media and war. The circular format the author adopts makes the book intriguingly readable. The text is well documented and balanced in its presentation of existing scholarship in this field.' - Elizabeth Stanley-Mitchell, Millennium '...an interesting and pleasant lecture for those interested in how mass media affects and models inter-ethnic relations in welfare times, while constructing powerful stereotypical images based on ethnic, cultural or religious differences.' - Despina Dumitrica, The Ethnic Conflict 'Susan Carruthers...has done an excellent job of analysing journalistic and entertainment media as integral elements of the war system...Citing an array of primarily UK and US sources...the author provides both historical context and a realistic projection of what lies ahead.' - Philip Seib, News and Myth

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