Truth Wars

Truth Wars

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How 'true' is climate change, and how do we know? Who is to blame for the financial crisis? What is the truth about the drone wars? We live in an age of crises that are global in scale and potentially apocalyptic in severity. In response, the language of war has been increasingly deployed across a whole spectrum of ecological, social and economic problems: war on terror; war on warming; war on want; war on bankers' bonuses; war on drugs; war on waste; war on genocidal leaders. Peter Lee examines climate change, military intervention and financial collapse to reveal how truth is used by competing interests to shape individual behaviour, attitudes and identity.Augustine, The City of GodAgainst the Pagans (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). ... Ethics andWorld Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). ... Four Essayson Liberty(Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 1969). ... Davis, R., a#39;The a€œProblem ofde Gaullea€: British Reactions to General de Gaullea#39;s Veto of the UK Application toJoin the Common Marketa#39;, Journal of Contemporary History, Volanbsp;...

Title:Truth Wars
Author:Peter Lee
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-11-07


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