Author:Johns, Christina J.; Johnson, P. Ward

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State Crime, the Media, and the Invasion of Panama (Praeger Series in Criminology and Crime Control Policy)

By: Johns, Christina J.; Johnson, P. Ward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA:, Praeger,: 1993.

Seller ID: 004114

ISBN: 0275943143


No flaws or blemishes, Gift Quality. Johns and Johnson analyze the invasion of Panama in order to explore the ways in which the War on Drugs has been used as an ideological justification for a projection of U.S. state power into Latin America. They characterize the Bush Administration's reasons for the invasion as cynical ideological rhetoric which covered up strategic interests the United States had in deposing Noriega and replacing him with a more cooperative regime. The authors particularly discuss the role of media coverage, including the demonization of Noriega and the immedia... View more info