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Civic war & the corruption of the citizen

Title
Civic war & the corruption of the citizen / Peter Alexander Meyers.
ISBN
9780226522081 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226522083 (cloth : alk. paper)
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Physical Description
xiii, 361 p. ; 24 cm.
Variant and related titles
Civic war and the corruption of the citizen
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 22, 2008
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-342) and index.
Contents
From shock to terror
From terror to war
The circle of war and emergency
The norm of complicity and the regeneration of emergency through violence
The Cold War is not over
The distemper of monocracy
The Cold War today
Today's Cold War in the system of opportunism
Civic war and the monocratic tendency
Two poles of power : monocratic omnipotence and Jeffersonian justification
Phases of communication : secrets, lies, and publicness
The export of "moral clarity"
The Cold War comes home : the revival of Reaganism
The breeding ground of monocracy
The constitution of power and the corruption of the citizen after September 11th.
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