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The Resource Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare, Anna M. Wittmann

Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare, Anna M. Wittmann

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Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare
Title
Talking conflict
Title remainder
the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare
Statement of responsibility
Anna M. Wittmann
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
This book provides background information about how language is used to obfuscate or minimize descriptions of armed conflict or genocide and presents examples of the major rhetorical devices used in this subject matter. It focuses on the "loaded" language of conflict, with many of the entries demonstrating the function of given terms as euphemisms, propaganda, or circumlocutions
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.0201/4
Index
index present
LC call number
U24
LC item number
.W57 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare, Anna M. Wittmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-372) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of alphabetical entries -- Introduction : the rhetoric of conflict -- Entries : A-Z
  • Absorption -- Absurdistan -- Abuse -- Administrative detention -- Allah's Waiting Room (Alfa Whisky Romeo) -- Alphabet soup -- Ambient non-combative personnel -- Anschluss : union of Austria and Germany, 1938 -- Anti-fascist Protection Rampart -- A-OK -- Apartheid -- Appeasement -- Assertive disarmament -- Asymmetric warfare -- Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) -- Automate Repatriation Reporting System (ARRS) -- Auxiliary facilities (Sonderhilfsmittel) during the Holocaust -- Axis of Evil -- Balkanization -- Bamboo Curtain -- Balkanization -- Bamboo Curtain -- Banana Wars (aka American-Caribbean Wars, 1898-1934) -- Bathing/shower facilities (Badeanstalten) -- Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) -- Bird -- Black sites -- Blighty/Million-dollar wound -- Blitzkrieg (lightning war) -- Blooper (M-79 grenade launcher) -- Boat people -- Bombs, missiles, and rockets : commonly confused terms -- Boots on the ground -- Bouncing Betty -- Brinkmanship -- Bugsplat -- Bush Doctrine -- Cakewalk -- Canada -- Capping, capped -- Catastrophic success -- Catch-22 -- Chair force -- Checkpoint Charlie -- Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) -- Clandestine operations -- Clerical fascism -- Coalition for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) -- Coalition of the willing -- Cold War -- Collateral damage -- Collectivization -- Combat Outpost (COP) -- Combat Stress Reaction (CSR) -- Comics -- Communist revolutionary warfare -- Compound warfare -- Concentration camps -- Constructive engagement -- Containerized Housing Unit (CHU) -- Containment -- Conventional warfare -- Cordon sanitaire -- Counterattack on Poland : Operation Himmler -- Counterinsurgency (COIN) -- Covert operations -- Culminating point -- Cultural revolution -- Cyber warfare --
  • Dead-checking -- Dead-enders -- Decapitation strike -- Deconfliction -- Defection -- Defensive Fighting Positions (DFP) and revetments -- Demilitarization -- Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)-- Democracy -- Deployment Forces (Einsatzgruppen) -- Desertion -- Détente -- Deterrence -- Dirty war -- Disarmed Enemy Forces (DEF) & Surrendered Enemy Forces (SEF) -- Disgronificator -- Displaced Person (DP) -- Dog tags -- Dogfight -- Domino Theory -- Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) -- Draft dodgers -- Dronespeak -- Dud -- Dustoff -- Effective delivery of ordnance -- Embedded journalists -- Embrace the suck -- Enemy aliens -- Enemy belligerent (privileged/unprivileged) -- Enemy combatant (unlawful/lawful) -- Enhanced interrogation -- Eradication, extermination (Ausrotten, Ausmerzen) -- Escalating sectarian violence -- Ethnic cleansing -- Euthanasia (T4 Program) -- Evil Empire -- Exploitation/exploitation force -- Extraordinary rendition -- Extreme prejudice -- Failsafe -- Fallout shelter -- FIDO -- Fifth Column -- Final solution of the Jewish question (Endlösung der Judenfrage) -- Flexible response -- Fog of war -- Forward Operating Base (FOB) -- Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS) -- Fourteen points -- Fragging -- Free fire zone -- Freedom fries, liberty cabbage, and hot dogs -- Freedom/liberation -- Friendly fire -- Fubar -- Geardo -- Genocide -- GITMO -- Glasnost -- Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) -- Good Neighbor Policy -- Granularity -- Great leap forward -- Green zone/brown zone -- Ground Zero -- Groundhog/Groundhog Day -- Grunt (infantryman) -- Gulags -- Gulf War Syndrome -- Holocaust -- Holodomor -- Home to the Reich (Heim ins Reich) -- Hot contact point -- House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) -- Human Exploitation Team/Human Intelligence Exploitation Team (HET) -- Hunter-killer team -- Hutu ten commandments -- Hybrid warfare --
  • Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) -- Incestuous amplification -- Inside/outside the wire -- Insurgency -- Intelligence Operations (IO) -- Interdictional nonsuccumbers -- International Civil Aviation Organization alphabet (ICAO) / International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet (IRSA) -- Iron Curtain -- Iron Triangle -- Irredentism -- Irregular warfare (IW) -- Jihad / Jihadism -- Kill box -- Kill list -- Killing fields -- Kinetic military action -- Kitchen debate -- Knowns : known and unknown -- Lebensraum -- Liberation -- Limited duration protective reaction strike -- Limited war -- Liquidation -- Low-intensity conflict (LIC) -- LRRP (Long range reconnaissance patrol) rations -- Madman strategy -- Main Operating Base (MOB) -- "Man-caused disasters" v. terrorism -- Mandate -- MASH (Mobile army surgical hospitals) -- Massive retaliation -- McCarthyism -- Meat eater -- Mercenaries -- MiG Alley -- Mild, non-injurious physical contact -- Military-age male (MAM) -- Military intervention -- MIL-speak -- Mole -- Mother of all battles -- Mouseholing -- Mowing the lawn / grass -- Munich analogy -- Mutually assured destruction (MAD) - Naming the adversary : racist and derogatory slang -- Narcoterrrorism -- Nation-building -- New way forward -- Night and Fog (Nacht und Nebel) Decree -- Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) -- No man's land -- Noncombatant evacuation operations (NEOs) -- Nuclear sharing -- Offset strategy -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Operation Harvest Festival (Erntefest) -- Operation Iraqi Freedom -- Operation Ranch Hand -- Ordnance -- Orwellian Big Brother -- Outrages -- Over the top -- Overflight -- Overseas contingency operations (OCO) -- Payload -- Peaceful coexistence -- Peacekeeping -- Perestroika -- Personality identification playing cards -- Ping-Pong Diplomacy -- Police action -- Police forces, Third Reich (Security police : Sicherheitspolizei, Sipo; Regular police : Ordnungspolizei, Orpo; Criminal police : Kriminalpolizei, Kripo) -- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- Precision bombing -- Preemptive war -- Project for the New American Century (PNAC) -- Proxy war -- Psychological operations (PSYOP) -- Recon -- Red Scare -- Regime change -- Retrograde -- Revanchism -- RUMINT --
  • Sandbox -- Secret squirrel -- Secret State Police (Geheime Staatspolizei, Gestapo) -- Security Service (Sicherheitsdienst, SD) -- Self-licking ice cream cone -- Sensitive site exploitation (SSE) -- Shake 'n' bake -- Shock and awe -- Shot in the neck facilities (Genicksschussanlage) -- Signature strike -- Smart bombs vs. dumb bombs -- Snafu -- Softening / soften up -- Special Operations (SO) -- "Special organization" : (Turkish : Teşkilat-i Mahsusa) -- Special Organizations Executive (SOE) -- Special treatment (Sonderbehandlung) -- Standard operating procedure (SOP) -- Star Wars -- State sponsors of terrorism -- Strategic withdrawal -- Subhuman (Untermensch) -- Surge -- Terrorism -- Transfer collection point (Umschlagplatz) -- Trench foot -- Triage -- Troubles -- Unconventional warfare -- Unrestricted warfare -- Vertical envelopment -- Victory -- Visiting and revisiting -- VUCA -- War to end all war -- Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) -- Wet work -- Winning hearts and minds -- Work sets one free (Arbeit macht frei)
Control code
ocn910091726
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 386 pages
Isbn
9781440834240
Lccn
2016026675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)910091726
Label
Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare, Anna M. Wittmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-372) 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
  • List of alphabetical entries -- Introduction : the rhetoric of conflict -- Entries : A-Z
  • Absorption -- Absurdistan -- Abuse -- Administrative detention -- Allah's Waiting Room (Alfa Whisky Romeo) -- Alphabet soup -- Ambient non-combative personnel -- Anschluss : union of Austria and Germany, 1938 -- Anti-fascist Protection Rampart -- A-OK -- Apartheid -- Appeasement -- Assertive disarmament -- Asymmetric warfare -- Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) -- Automate Repatriation Reporting System (ARRS) -- Auxiliary facilities (Sonderhilfsmittel) during the Holocaust -- Axis of Evil -- Balkanization -- Bamboo Curtain -- Balkanization -- Bamboo Curtain -- Banana Wars (aka American-Caribbean Wars, 1898-1934) -- Bathing/shower facilities (Badeanstalten) -- Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) -- Bird -- Black sites -- Blighty/Million-dollar wound -- Blitzkrieg (lightning war) -- Blooper (M-79 grenade launcher) -- Boat people -- Bombs, missiles, and rockets : commonly confused terms -- Boots on the ground -- Bouncing Betty -- Brinkmanship -- Bugsplat -- Bush Doctrine -- Cakewalk -- Canada -- Capping, capped -- Catastrophic success -- Catch-22 -- Chair force -- Checkpoint Charlie -- Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) -- Clandestine operations -- Clerical fascism -- Coalition for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) -- Coalition of the willing -- Cold War -- Collateral damage -- Collectivization -- Combat Outpost (COP) -- Combat Stress Reaction (CSR) -- Comics -- Communist revolutionary warfare -- Compound warfare -- Concentration camps -- Constructive engagement -- Containerized Housing Unit (CHU) -- Containment -- Conventional warfare -- Cordon sanitaire -- Counterattack on Poland : Operation Himmler -- Counterinsurgency (COIN) -- Covert operations -- Culminating point -- Cultural revolution -- Cyber warfare --
  • Dead-checking -- Dead-enders -- Decapitation strike -- Deconfliction -- Defection -- Defensive Fighting Positions (DFP) and revetments -- Demilitarization -- Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)-- Democracy -- Deployment Forces (Einsatzgruppen) -- Desertion -- Détente -- Deterrence -- Dirty war -- Disarmed Enemy Forces (DEF) & Surrendered Enemy Forces (SEF) -- Disgronificator -- Displaced Person (DP) -- Dog tags -- Dogfight -- Domino Theory -- Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) -- Draft dodgers -- Dronespeak -- Dud -- Dustoff -- Effective delivery of ordnance -- Embedded journalists -- Embrace the suck -- Enemy aliens -- Enemy belligerent (privileged/unprivileged) -- Enemy combatant (unlawful/lawful) -- Enhanced interrogation -- Eradication, extermination (Ausrotten, Ausmerzen) -- Escalating sectarian violence -- Ethnic cleansing -- Euthanasia (T4 Program) -- Evil Empire -- Exploitation/exploitation force -- Extraordinary rendition -- Extreme prejudice -- Failsafe -- Fallout shelter -- FIDO -- Fifth Column -- Final solution of the Jewish question (Endlösung der Judenfrage) -- Flexible response -- Fog of war -- Forward Operating Base (FOB) -- Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS) -- Fourteen points -- Fragging -- Free fire zone -- Freedom fries, liberty cabbage, and hot dogs -- Freedom/liberation -- Friendly fire -- Fubar -- Geardo -- Genocide -- GITMO -- Glasnost -- Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) -- Good Neighbor Policy -- Granularity -- Great leap forward -- Green zone/brown zone -- Ground Zero -- Groundhog/Groundhog Day -- Grunt (infantryman) -- Gulags -- Gulf War Syndrome -- Holocaust -- Holodomor -- Home to the Reich (Heim ins Reich) -- Hot contact point -- House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) -- Human Exploitation Team/Human Intelligence Exploitation Team (HET) -- Hunter-killer team -- Hutu ten commandments -- Hybrid warfare --
  • Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) -- Incestuous amplification -- Inside/outside the wire -- Insurgency -- Intelligence Operations (IO) -- Interdictional nonsuccumbers -- International Civil Aviation Organization alphabet (ICAO) / International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet (IRSA) -- Iron Curtain -- Iron Triangle -- Irredentism -- Irregular warfare (IW) -- Jihad / Jihadism -- Kill box -- Kill list -- Killing fields -- Kinetic military action -- Kitchen debate -- Knowns : known and unknown -- Lebensraum -- Liberation -- Limited duration protective reaction strike -- Limited war -- Liquidation -- Low-intensity conflict (LIC) -- LRRP (Long range reconnaissance patrol) rations -- Madman strategy -- Main Operating Base (MOB) -- "Man-caused disasters" v. terrorism -- Mandate -- MASH (Mobile army surgical hospitals) -- Massive retaliation -- McCarthyism -- Meat eater -- Mercenaries -- MiG Alley -- Mild, non-injurious physical contact -- Military-age male (MAM) -- Military intervention -- MIL-speak -- Mole -- Mother of all battles -- Mouseholing -- Mowing the lawn / grass -- Munich analogy -- Mutually assured destruction (MAD) - Naming the adversary : racist and derogatory slang -- Narcoterrrorism -- Nation-building -- New way forward -- Night and Fog (Nacht und Nebel) Decree -- Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) -- No man's land -- Noncombatant evacuation operations (NEOs) -- Nuclear sharing -- Offset strategy -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Operation Harvest Festival (Erntefest) -- Operation Iraqi Freedom -- Operation Ranch Hand -- Ordnance -- Orwellian Big Brother -- Outrages -- Over the top -- Overflight -- Overseas contingency operations (OCO) -- Payload -- Peaceful coexistence -- Peacekeeping -- Perestroika -- Personality identification playing cards -- Ping-Pong Diplomacy -- Police action -- Police forces, Third Reich (Security police : Sicherheitspolizei, Sipo; Regular police : Ordnungspolizei, Orpo; Criminal police : Kriminalpolizei, Kripo) -- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- Precision bombing -- Preemptive war -- Project for the New American Century (PNAC) -- Proxy war -- Psychological operations (PSYOP) -- Recon -- Red Scare -- Regime change -- Retrograde -- Revanchism -- RUMINT --
  • Sandbox -- Secret squirrel -- Secret State Police (Geheime Staatspolizei, Gestapo) -- Security Service (Sicherheitsdienst, SD) -- Self-licking ice cream cone -- Sensitive site exploitation (SSE) -- Shake 'n' bake -- Shock and awe -- Shot in the neck facilities (Genicksschussanlage) -- Signature strike -- Smart bombs vs. dumb bombs -- Snafu -- Softening / soften up -- Special Operations (SO) -- "Special organization" : (Turkish : Teşkilat-i Mahsusa) -- Special Organizations Executive (SOE) -- Special treatment (Sonderbehandlung) -- Standard operating procedure (SOP) -- Star Wars -- State sponsors of terrorism -- Strategic withdrawal -- Subhuman (Untermensch) -- Surge -- Terrorism -- Transfer collection point (Umschlagplatz) -- Trench foot -- Triage -- Troubles -- Unconventional warfare -- Unrestricted warfare -- Vertical envelopment -- Victory -- Visiting and revisiting -- VUCA -- War to end all war -- Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) -- Wet work -- Winning hearts and minds -- Work sets one free (Arbeit macht frei)
Control code
ocn910091726
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 386 pages
Isbn
9781440834240
Lccn
2016026675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)910091726

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