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Rise of the Anti-Media

In-forming America's Concealed Weapon Carry Movement

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Rise of the Anti-Media by Brian Anse Patrick
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The American concealed weapon carry movement, consisting largely of political amateurs, has changed the direction of gun control policy in the United States in the last two decades, overcoming well-entrenched professional elites in the process. In Rise of the Anti-Media: In-forming America's Concealed Weapon Carry Movement, Brian Anse Patrick reports the results of his almost ten years of research on the concealed carry movement. He skillfully traces the emergence of a politically charged new American gun culture from the older traditional "hobby" gun culture. Patrick argues that the movement has succeeded because overlapping horizontal interpretive communities of new American gun culture developed their own anti-media of communication, bypassing mainstream media systems, creating a new and politically potent informational sociology that works to their benefit. Rise of the Anti-Media illuminates both how the American concealed weapon carry movement successfully reclaimed the territory of the Second Amendment as an unambiguously individual right, and how the anti-media of new American gun culture have reenergized the social action schematic underlying the First Amendment.

Author Biography

Brian Anse Patrick is associate professor of communication at University of Toledo.
Release date Australia
December 28th, 2009
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Lexington Books
Pages
282
Dimensions
162x240x23
ISBN-13
9780739118863
Product ID
3585733

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