Nukespeak (Comedia/Minority Press Group series) by Crispin Aubrey

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages120
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Open LibraryOL8293509M
ISBN 100906890268
ISBN 109780906890264

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Published by the Sierra Club, written by a trio of left-wing environmentalists shortly after Three Mile Island, Nukespeak doesn't pretend to be anything but the polemic it is, a book-length tract for the anti-nuclear movement (which, at the time of writing, was gearing up for the "Nuclear Freeze" movement as well).Cited by: Nukespeak book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A language of euphemism and distortion—a language like “newspeak” from Geo /5.

This book is not only about the history of Nuclear technology but also about the use of political language to create a political smokescreen. The book covers a fascinating look at nuclear technology from its earliest days (for example how radium was promoted as being good for you) through the development of the bomb and then to the introduction of commercial nuclear power.5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell, Rory O. Nukespeak, the media and the bomb (Comedia/Minority Press Group series) Paperback – January 1, Nukespeak book Crispin Aubrey (Editor)Format: Paperback. Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual itemAuthor: Paul Chilton. Right now, the new edition of Nukespeak is only available as an e-book. So if you want to have a paper copy, you will need to download the e-book version and then print it out.

If there’s enough demand for a printed copy, we will work with our publisher to see about getting one done. Thanks for your interest. CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NUKESPEAK UPDATED TO INCLUDE EVENTS THROUGH THE STILL UNFOLDING FUKUSHIMA DISASTER.

The 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak examines critical events of the last three decades and the language used to. Sierra Club Books Releases Nukespeak E-Book Posted on October 3, by Richard Bell Tomorrow is the official release date for the 30th anniversary updated e-book edition of Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima.

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Nukespeak: nuclear language, visions, and mindset Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NUKESPEAK UPDATED TO INCLUDE EVENTS THROUGH THE STILL UNFOLDING FUKUSHIMA DISASTER. The 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak examines critical events of the last three decades and the language used to shape and distort public discourse on nuclear issues.

Rory O’Connor and Richard C. Bell are the authors of “Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima.” For the 30th anniversary of the book. With contributions from prominent journalists, academics and disarmament activists, \'Nukespeak\' examines this crucial aspect of the nuclear debate.

It also looks at examples of censorship, at journalistic practice, at the language itself, and what practical steps can be taken to redress the balance. Talking Nukespeak with The Catskill Review of Books Posted on Decem by Richard Bell WJFF radio host Ian Williams interviews Rory O’Connor on his Decem radio show, The Catskill Review of Books.

Published by the Sierra Club, written by a trio of left-wing environmentalists shortly after Three Mile Island, Nukespeak doesn't pretend to be anything but the polemic it is, a book-length tract for the anti-nuclear movement (which, at the time of writing, was gearing 4/5.

Nuclear weapons An introduction to the rhetorical devices used by politicians and others to control audience attitudes towards nuclear issues, this offers models of rhetoric, pragmatics, discourse analysis and semiotics in order to assess both the efficiency and the possible flaws of these devices.

All from $ Used from $   From the press release: On October 4,Sierra Club Books will publish the 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima exclusively in e-book format. First published in in the wake of the first great nuclear plant accident at Three Mile Island, the original edition, written by Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C.

Bell. In a Dark Time is an anthology for the nuclear age, created by two professional psychologists who have ordered their material so that the successive selections reflect and comment on one another, compelling the reader to think about the insanity of war.

This book draws on thoughts and writings from more than two millennia: poets from Sappho to Robert Lowell, dreamers from Saint John the Divine 5/5(1). The 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak examines critical events of the last three decades and the language used to shape and distort public discourse on nuclear issues.

On October 4,Sierra Club Books will publish the 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima exclusively in e-book format. Nukespeak--euphemisms or jargon that serve to hide the horrific nature of nuclear weapons systems and nuclear war--uses the strategies of domestication and bureaucratization to represent itself to the public.

Domestication employs everyday language to introduce nuclear concepts into public discourse in a non-threatening manner, as when President Reagan named the MX missile "The Peacekeeper.".

Nearly twenty years ago I co-wrote Nukespeak, a cultural history of the selling of nuclear technology for both peaceful and military purposes. My co-authors and I dedicated the book to George Orwell, whose literary creation of 'newspeak' in the classic novel illustrated the power to control reality through the adroit manipulation of language.

What sort of future does nuclear technology have in the United States. The answers to this and other questions form an important part of a new book, "Nuk. Richard Bell, co-author of a book called Nukespeak. Avital Binshtock from Sierra Magazine shares tips on how to green your office.

Cris Costello talks with us about "red tide" in Florida and how the widespread use of fertilizers are affecting our oceans. Annie Somerville on cooking with pumpkins. Ask Mr. Green. Consequently, ''Nukespeak'' works best as what it really is - a concise history of nuclear weapons and nuclear power in the United States.

The story is a chilling one. Nukespeak: The Media and the Bomb: : Crispin Aubrey: Books. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Basket. Books Go Search Hello Select your Format: Paperback. Paul Chilton, "Nukespeak, nuclear language and propaganda" in Nukespeak, the Media and the Bomb, ed.

Crispin Aubrey (London: Comedia, ), pp. Nukespeak is the language of the nuclear mindset — the worldview or system of beliefs of nuclear developers and enthusiasts, to whom there are never any accidents — only “events” or. NUKESPEAK: The Selling of Nuclear Technology in America.

By Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell and Rory O'Connor. (Penguin, $) Three Boston journalists have marshaled examples and anecdotes.

His work on definitions dates to and his oft-cited “Rhetoric of Nukespeak” essay appeared in Communication Monographs in His book, Defining Reality: Definitions and the Politics of Meaning, has become a key source for scholars analyzing definitional arguments and rhetoric.

Nukespeak definition, euphemistic language and obscuring jargon used in discussions of nuclear weapons, nuclear power, etc.: nukespeak that minimizes the risks of nuclear war. See more. On October 4,Sierra Club Books will publish the 30th anniversary edition of Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima exclusively in e-book.

Nukespeak: Nuclear Language, Visions and Mindset is a book by Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell and Rory O'Connor. This book is a concise history of nuclear weapons and nuclear power in the United States, with special emphasis on the language of the "nuclear mindset".

The National Council of Teachers of English gave the book's authors an Orwell Award in What is the definition of nukespeak. What is the meaning of nukespeak. How do you use nukespeak in a sentence.

What are synonyms for nukespeak. Stephen Hilgartner is the author of Nukespeak ( avg rating, 16 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Science on Stage ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 1 4/5(3).

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Nukespeak is the “language of euphemism and distortion—a language like ‘newspeak’ from George Orwell’s —has profoundly shaped public debate about nuclear technology since its inception”, according to a summary of the book Nukespeak first published in by Sierra Club Books following the first commercial nuclear power.

At the heart of the whole book is the idea that the day after the funeral, someone’s got to get up and make toast for the kids. Nukespeak, by Steven Hilgartner, Richard C.

Bell, and Rory O. About this Item: Globe Book Co. Unbound. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Examines "nukespeak," the use of metaphor, euphemism, technical jargon, and acronyms to portray nuclear concepts in a neutral or positive way.

Identifies two nukespeak strategies: domestication and bureaucratization. Uses two cases of nukespeak strategy by Ronald Reagan to illustrate the implications of nukespeak for the audience. (MM). Throughout this mammoth book, Russo describes the politics of town, school, and family with a sense of moral outrage, tempered by comic appreciation of the grotesque.

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