Social Fear and the Terrorism Survival Guide



The post-September 11 economy of the United States is a fear-infested and sober landscape. National security and security-related corporations, together with firms operating in support of the occupation of Iraq, have provided a major visible source of economic growth. Corporate sectors without any discernable claim on security products nonetheless work to integrate a national security consciousness into their corporate images. Grim, determined, and upbeat patriotism is being used to sell any product that needs selling.


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