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The Resource The culture of fear : why Americans are afraid of the wrong things, Barry Glassner

The culture of fear : why Americans are afraid of the wrong things, Barry Glassner

Label
The culture of fear : why Americans are afraid of the wrong things
Title
The culture of fear
Title remainder
why Americans are afraid of the wrong things
Statement of responsibility
Barry Glassner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glassner, Barry
Dewey number
302/.17
Index
index present
LC call number
HN59.2
LC item number
.G58 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social perception
  • Social problems
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Social psychology
Target audience
general
Label
The culture of fear : why Americans are afraid of the wrong things, Barry Glassner
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223062969051
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dubious dangers on roadways and campuses : how fears are sold -- Crime in the news : tall tales and overstated statistics -- Youth at risk : faulty diagnoses and callous cures -- Monster moms : on the art of misdirection -- Black men : how to perpetuate prejudice without really trying -- "Smack is back" : when presidents and the press collude, the scares never stop -- Metaphoric illnesses : how not to criticize the establishment -- Plane wrecks : small danger, big scare -- Final thoughts : the Martians aren't coming
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 276 p.
Isbn
9780465014897
Lccn
99224376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41385323
  • DBSRVR::LCMARC/AYF-8921/MARILYNB
Label
The culture of fear : why Americans are afraid of the wrong things, Barry Glassner
Publication
Bar code
31223062969051
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dubious dangers on roadways and campuses : how fears are sold -- Crime in the news : tall tales and overstated statistics -- Youth at risk : faulty diagnoses and callous cures -- Monster moms : on the art of misdirection -- Black men : how to perpetuate prejudice without really trying -- "Smack is back" : when presidents and the press collude, the scares never stop -- Metaphoric illnesses : how not to criticize the establishment -- Plane wrecks : small danger, big scare -- Final thoughts : the Martians aren't coming
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 276 p.
Isbn
9780465014897
Lccn
99224376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41385323
  • DBSRVR::LCMARC/AYF-8921/MARILYNB

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