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Guys and guns amok : domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre, Douglas Kellner

Label
Guys and guns amok : domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre
Title
Guys and guns amok
Title remainder
domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Kellner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kellner, Douglas
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HN90.U6
  • HN90.V5
LC item number
  • K45 2008
  • K45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence
  • Youth and violence
  • Violence in men
  • School shootings
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Gun control
  • Schule
  • Terrorismus
  • Gewalttätigkeit
  • Schusswaffe
  • Jugend
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Gun control
  • School shootings
  • Violence
  • Violence in men
  • Youth and violence
  • USA
  • United States
Label
Guys and guns amok : domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre, Douglas Kellner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-207) and index
Contents
Introduction : media spectacle and the "Virginia Tech massacre" -- The time of the spectacle -- Guy Debord's "society of the spectacle" and its limitations -- Reading the spectacle with critical social theory and cultural studies -- Societal violence and guys and guns amok -- The epidemic of school shootings -- Media culture, militarism, and violent masculinity -- In this book -- 1. Deconstructing the spectacle : race, guns, and the culture wars -- The shootings and the politics of race -- A convocation and Cho's multimedia dossier -- Guns and political scapegoating -- School and workplace security : the debate begins -- Mourning, copycats, and ideological manipulation -- 2. The situation of contemporary youth -- From boomers to busters -- Post-boomers and contemporary youth -- Youth alienation, violence, and the war against youth -- The struggle against the war on youth -- Perils of youth -- 3. Constructing male identities and the spectacle of terror -- White male identity politics -- Militia, right-wing extremism, and terrorist bombings -- Home-grown terrorism : Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City bombing -- Harvest of rage -- The Unabomber and the politics of terror -- Middle-class white male Columbine High School shootings -- The Columbine media spectacle and its exploitation -- Shooting at Columbine with Michael Moore : guns, U.S. history, and violence in America -- Seung-Hui Cho in the borderlands between the Korean and the American -- 4. What is to be done? -- Aftermath -- Gun laws, school and workplace safety, and mental health care : the delicate balance -- Beyond the culture of male violence and rage -- New literacies, democratization, and the reconstruction of education -- Politics, prisons, and the abolition democracy project -- Horrors of the prison-industrial-military complex -- The time of abolitions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 221 p.
Isbn
9781594514920
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007045369
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181142788
  • (OCoLC)ocn181142788
Label
Guys and guns amok : domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre, Douglas Kellner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-207) and index
Contents
Introduction : media spectacle and the "Virginia Tech massacre" -- The time of the spectacle -- Guy Debord's "society of the spectacle" and its limitations -- Reading the spectacle with critical social theory and cultural studies -- Societal violence and guys and guns amok -- The epidemic of school shootings -- Media culture, militarism, and violent masculinity -- In this book -- 1. Deconstructing the spectacle : race, guns, and the culture wars -- The shootings and the politics of race -- A convocation and Cho's multimedia dossier -- Guns and political scapegoating -- School and workplace security : the debate begins -- Mourning, copycats, and ideological manipulation -- 2. The situation of contemporary youth -- From boomers to busters -- Post-boomers and contemporary youth -- Youth alienation, violence, and the war against youth -- The struggle against the war on youth -- Perils of youth -- 3. Constructing male identities and the spectacle of terror -- White male identity politics -- Militia, right-wing extremism, and terrorist bombings -- Home-grown terrorism : Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City bombing -- Harvest of rage -- The Unabomber and the politics of terror -- Middle-class white male Columbine High School shootings -- The Columbine media spectacle and its exploitation -- Shooting at Columbine with Michael Moore : guns, U.S. history, and violence in America -- Seung-Hui Cho in the borderlands between the Korean and the American -- 4. What is to be done? -- Aftermath -- Gun laws, school and workplace safety, and mental health care : the delicate balance -- Beyond the culture of male violence and rage -- New literacies, democratization, and the reconstruction of education -- Politics, prisons, and the abolition democracy project -- Horrors of the prison-industrial-military complex -- The time of abolitions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 221 p.
Isbn
9781594514920
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007045369
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181142788
  • (OCoLC)ocn181142788

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