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Author Larson, Eric V. (Eric Victor), 1957-

Title Misfortunes of war : press and public reactions to civilian deaths in wartime / Eric V. Larson, Bogdan Savych.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND Project Air Force, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 263 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Rand Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
Note "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
"MG-441-AF"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-263).
Contents 1. Introduction -- Literature review -- Approach -- Organization of this monograph -- 2. Operation Desert Storm (Iraq, 1991) -- Civilian casualty estimates -- Handling of the civilian casualties issue -- The arc of media and public concern -- The Al Firdos bunker incident -- Key lessons -- 3. Operation Allied Force (Kosovo, 1999) -- Civilian casualty estimates -- Handling of the civilian casualties issue -- The arc of media and public concern -- The April 14 convoy attacks outside Djakovica -- The May 7 Chinese embassy bombing -- Conclusions -- 4. Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan, 2001- ) -- Civilian casualty estimates -- Handling of the civilian casualties issue -- The arc of media and public concern -- The wedding party incident -- Key lessons -- 5. Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq, 2003- ) -- Civilian casualty estimates -- Handling of the civilian casualties issue -- The arc of media and public concern -- The marketplace incident -- Key lessons -- 6. Implications and conclusions -- The military: a highly credible institution -- Recommendations.
1. Introduction -- 2. Operation Desert Storm (Iraq, 1991) -- 3. Operation Allied Force (Kosovo, 1999) -- 4. Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan, 2001- ) -- 5. Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq, 2003- ) -- 6. Implications and conclusions -- Appendix. Multivariate statistical modeling results.
Note Print version record.
Summary This book analyzes media and public reactions to civilian casualty incidents to determine whether these incidents affect media reporting or public support for military operations. Using case studies of incidents of civilian deaths over the last decade (the 1991 Al Firdos bunker bombing, the 1999 Djakovica convoy and Chinese embassy attacks, the 2002 Afghan wedding party attack, and the 2003 Baghdad marketplace explosion), the study team examined U.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject United States. Air Force -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Air Force -- History -- 21st century.
United States. Air Force -- Public relations.
United States. Air Force. (OCoLC)fst00538280
Civilian war casualties.
Mass media and war.
War in mass media.
Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Military history, Modern -- 21st century.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
NATURE -- Natural Disasters.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disasters & Disaster Relief.
HISTORY -- Military -- General.
Armed Forces -- Public relations. (OCoLC)fst00814627
Civilian war casualties. (OCoLC)fst01736162
Combatants and noncombatants (International law) (OCoLC)fst00868951
Mass media and war. (OCoLC)fst01011378
Military history, Modern. (OCoLC)fst01021239
War in mass media. (OCoLC)fst01170507
War -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst01170352
Krig i massmedia.
Massmedia och krig.
Stridande och icke-stridande.
Krigsoffer.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Savych, Bogdan.
Project Air Force (U.S.)
Rand Corporation.
Other Form: Print version: Larson, Eric V. (Eric Victor), 1957- Misfortunes of war. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Project Air Force, 2007 9780833038975 0833038974 (DLC) 2006030856 (OCoLC)71369313
ISBN 9780833042446 (electronic bk.)
0833042440 (electronic bk.)
1433709406
9781433709401
1281180874
9781281180872
9780833038975 (pbk.)
0833038974 (pbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048753169
AU@ 000051333423
DEBBG BV043155406
DEBBG BV044123381
DEBSZ 422159093
DEBSZ 449091937
GBVCP 100865020X
GBVCP 802404103
NZ1 14239746

 
    
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