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The Arrogance of American Power

What U.S. Leaders Are Doing Wrong and Why It's Our Duty to Dissent

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The Arrogance of American Power by Nancy Snow
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Nancy Snow's provocative book tackles the government's manipulation of the term "anti-American" and other propaganda techniques, connecting them to the attempts of U.S. administrations and media-past and present-to project a better U.S. image rather than address the issues behind why the country's image is so poor. If America cares what others think, Snow argues, it needs to get over itself as the "number-one country." The government needs to spend less time diverting public attention and more time enlisting citizens to help improve foreign relations. And the public needs to exercise its democratic right to dissent, rather than letting the government or the media halt foreign policy debates with labels, propaganda, and arrogant rhetoric.

Author Biography

Nancy Snow, an expert on American persuasion and propaganda, has appeared on CNN, ABC News, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, BBC, and CBC. Formerly with the United States Information Agency and the State Department, Snow is associate professor of communications at California State University, Fullerton, and adjunct professor in the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. She also serves as senior research fellow in the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. For more information about Dr. Snow, please visit her website at http://www.nancysnow.com.
Release date Australia
September 22nd, 2006
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages
224
Dimensions
148x225x23
ISBN-13
9780742553736
Product ID
5323574

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