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The Ironic Spectator - a book by Chouliaraki, Lilie

The Ironic Spectator

Solidarity in the Age of Post-Humanitarianism

The Ironic Spectator( )
Author: Chouliaraki, Lilie
ISBN:978-0-7456-6433-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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WINNER of the 2015 ICA Outstanding Book Award

This path-breaking book explores how solidarity towards vulnerable others is performed  in our media environment. It argues that stories where famine is described through our own experience of dieting  or or where solidarity with Africa translates into wearing a cool armband tell us about much more than the cause that they attempt to communicate. They tell us something about the ways in which we imagine the world outside...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Media Studies
Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Developing & Emerging Countries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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