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Media, War and Postmodernity by Philip Hammond

By Philip Hammond


Media, conflict and Postmodernity investigates how clash and overseas intervention have replaced because the finish of the chilly struggle, asking why Western army operations are actually performed as high-tech media spectacles, it sounds as if extra vital for his or her propaganda price than for any strategic aims.


Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the Nineteen Nineties and the struggle on Terror, the booklet analyzes the increase of a postmodern sensibility in family and overseas politics, and explores how the projection of strength overseas is undermined by means of an absence of solidarity and goal at domestic. Drawing jointly debates from various disciplinary and theoretical views, Philip Hammond argues that modern conflict will be understood as 'postmodern' in that it's pushed via the cave in of grand narratives in Western societies and constitutes an try and recapture a feeling of goal and that means.

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