Photojournalism and Foreign Policy Icons of Outrage in International Crises

ISBN-10: 0275963624
ISBN-13: 9780275963620
Authors: David Perlmutter
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David Perlmutter examines concerns over the interplay of pictures in the press, elite decision-making and public opinion on foreign policy. His focus is on certain celebrated, indelible images that, it is said, sum up famous events, provoke moral outrage, mobilize public opinion, and spur government action: the icons of outrage. Discourse elites thrust greatness upon such images as well as frame their meaning and interpretation. The public only plays a marginal role in making icons; ordinary readers and viewers are, however, often resistant or indifferent to elite interpretation and pretensions of "outrage." To explore these ideas, Professor Perlmutter offers a series of case studies in…    

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David Perlmutter, M.D. is a Naples, Florida, based American physician, author, and scholar. He is the president of the Perlmutter Health Center. He wrote the New York Times bestselling book Grain Brain, released September, 2013. The book addresses nutritional and lifestyle influences and their impact on neurological disorders, such as Dementia. Perlmutter serves as a medical advisor for The Dr. Oz Show, and lectures at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia University. His contributions to medical literature include publications appearing in the Journal of Neurosurgery, the…    


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC Number of pages: 192 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.682 lbs. Language: English