Taking the Risk Out of Democracy: Corporate Propaganda Versus Freedom and Liberty

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University of Illinois Press, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 215 pages
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Every college freshman should read chapters 3 & 5. Chapters 9 (The Human Relations Approach) & 11 (The Hawthorne Studies) are intersting too. Read full review

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a brief but excellent review of early-20th century politics in america as it pertains to creating an 'illusion' of true democracy among the masses...doubtful, you say? give it a chance... Read full review

Contents

Introduction by Andrew Lohrey
1
The Origins of American Propaganda
11
The Early Years
18
The First Americanization Movement
37
The McCarthy Crusade
64
Reshaping the Truth
75
Grassroots and Treetops Propaganda
87
Exporting Persuasion
109
The Orwell Diversion
133
Propaganda in the Social Sciences
141
The Industrial Preachers
153
A Criticism
173
Notes
193
Bibliography
199
Index
209
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