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    Guys and guns amok : domestic terrorism and school shootings from the Oklahoma City bombing to the Virginia Tech massacre / Douglas Kellner.
    by Kellner, Douglas, 1943-
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    Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, 2008.
    Subjects
  • Violence -- United States.
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  • Youth and violence.
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  • Violence in men -- United States.
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  • School shootings.
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  • Gun control.
  • ISBN: 
    1594514925 (hbk.)
    9781594514920 (hbk.)
    1594514933 (pbk.)
    9781594514937 (pbk.)
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    vii, 221 p. ; 23 cm.
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    Introduction : media spectacle and the "Virginia Tech massacre" -- The time of the spectacle -- Guy Debord's "society of the spectacle" and its limitations -- Reading the spectacle with critical social theory and cultural studies -- Societal violence and guys and guns amok -- The epidemic of school shootings -- Media culture, militarism, and violent masculinity -- In this book -- 1. Deconstructing the spectacle : race, guns, and the culture wars -- The shootings and the politics of race -- A convocation and Cho's multimedia dossier -- Guns and political scapegoating -- School and workplace security : the debate begins -- Mourning, copycats, and ideological manipulation -- 2. The situation of contemporary youth -- From boomers to busters -- Post-boomers and contemporary youth -- Youth alienation, violence, and the war against youth -- The struggle against the war on youth -- Perils of youth -- 3. Constructing male identities and the spectacle of terror -- White male identity politics -- Militia, right-wing extremism, and terrorist bombings -- Home-grown terrorism : Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City bombing -- Harvest of rage -- The Unabomber and the politics of terror -- Middle-class white male Columbine High School shootings -- The Columbine media spectacle and its exploitation -- Shooting at Columbine with Michael Moore : guns, U.S. history, and violence in America -- Seung-Hui Cho in the borderlands between the Korean and the American -- 4. What is to be done? -- Aftermath -- Gun laws, school and workplace safety, and mental health care : the delicate balance -- Beyond the culture of male violence and rage -- New literacies, democratization, and the reconstruction of education -- Politics, prisons, and the abolition democracy project -- Horrors of the prison-industrial-military complex -- The time of abolitions.
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