The first critical examination of homegrown terrorism this book will make you question how we make sense of the actions of ourselves and others in global war and the figures that fall in betweenan insightful study of how identity is mobilized in and for war in the face of homegrown terrorism. Nyu press 2018 paperback new book paperback this volume considers identity and difference in homegrown terrorism in the us focusing on the claim that a terrorist is like us the historical and media background against which the claim is made and the political consequences. The book argues that homegrown terrorism challenges our long held understandings of how identity and difference play out in war beyond us versus them and more importantly that the way in which it is conceptualized and combatted has real consequences for social cultural and political notions of citizenship and belonging. In a subsequent section testable hypotheses are suggested to provide a framework for researching the relationship between cultural identity and communication style appended are examples of cultural identity measures a communicator style construct and examples of communication style measures. American and foreign identity in news media coverage of the 2009 binghamton new york mass shooting perpetrated by jiverly wong 10 although wong was a naturalized us citizen top circulation newspapers routinely referred to him as a vietnamese
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