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Title Narrative landmines : rumors, Islamist extremism, and the struggle for strategic influence / Daniel Leonard Bernardi ... [et al.].
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  P96.R86 N37 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description x, 208 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in international studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rumor theory: narrative systems and hegemonic struggles in contested populations -- Rumor transmediation: critical mash-ups and a Singaporean prison break -- Rumor mosaics: counterinsurgency operations in Iraq's triangle of death -- Whisper campaigns: state-sponsored rumors and the post-mortem (de)construction of an Indonesian terrorist -- Coercion and consent: narrative countermeasures in the battle for "hearts and minds".
Subject Rumor in mass media.
Rumor -- Political aspects.
Rumor -- Social aspects.
Islamic fundamentalism.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Terrorism and mass media.
Mass media -- Influence.
Related Names Bernardi, Daniel, 1964-
ISBN 9780813552507 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813552508 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813552514 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813552516 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813553221 (ebook)
0813553229 (ebook)
OCLC number 732847930