Techniques of Propaganda and Persuasion
ISBN/ASIN: 1580498744,9781580498746 | 2008 | English | epub | 160/0 pages | 8.29 Mb
Publisher: Prestwick House, Inc. | Author: Magedah E. Shabo
Open your eyes to the ways that the media tries to influence you with the most complete introduction to propaganda available, Techniques of Propaganda and Persuasion. Part I examines eleven of the most popular techniques, including Card Stacking, False Dilemmas, and the power of the Bandwagon. Part II explores the uses, both positive and negative, of propaganda and teaches the reader how to rationally examine propagandists' arguments. With over 100 illustrations and examples, this richly illustrated book will teach you to recognize propaganda in the world around you. Each highly informative chapter includes end-of-unit discussion questions that will spark conversations in any classroom. This is a classroom edition for students. Teacher Editions are available from the publisher, but are sold only to schools and teachers.