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The Spectacle of Democracy

Spanish Television, Nationalism, and Political Transition

by Richard Maxwell

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Minnesota Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Media studies,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Television,
  • Mass Communication Media And Politics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Spain,
  • History,
  • Television Broadcasting,
  • Television and politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070088M
    ISBN 100816623570
    ISBN 109780816623570

      Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and is the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books include: Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education (Haymarket ), The Violence of Organized Forgetting (City Lights ), Dangerous Thinking in .   In an alleged post-racist democracy, the image of the public sphere with its appeal to dialogue and shared responsibility has given way to the spectacle of unbridled intolerance, ignorance.

      This project requires reading an extract from "The Society and the Spectacle", 'Separation Reflected' by Guy Debord on pps. of the course reader before considering the following questions: Weltanschauung - a comprehensive philosophy or world view? Weltanschauung is defined as a particular philosophy or view of life, the term literally translates as 'world view.'. The conception of democracy that I am drawing upon here has been developed in Douglas Kellner, Television and the Crisis of Democracy (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, ); and Douglas Kellner, Grand Theft (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, ). In this study, I focus on the role of the media of democracy and how corporate media have undermined democracy in the past by:

      Guy Debord’s (–) best-known work, La société du spectacle (The Society of the Spectacle) (), is a polemical and prescient indictment of our image-saturated consumer culture. The book examines the “Spectacle,” Debord’s term for the everyday manifestation of capitalist-driven phenomena; advertising, television, film, and. Get this from a library! The spectacle of democracy: Spanish television, nationalism, and political transition. [Richard Maxwell] -- In this age of increased global communication the media seem like juggernauts paving the way from dictatorship to democracy. Richard Maxwell's study of television in Spain overturns this myth of.


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Penner uses the theories and practices of Guy Debord and the organization of social revolutionaries he co-founded, the Situationist International, as a point of departure, offering both a critical review of Situationist ideas and a way to develop their radical democratic Format: Hardcover.

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Spectacle is usually considered a superficial form of politics, which tries to influence viewers by shocking, distracting, emotionally overwhelming, or even deceiving them.

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In Democracy's Spectacle, Jennifer Greiman looks to an earlier moment in the history of American democracy's vexed interpretation of sovereignty to argue that such questions about the popularization of sovereign power shaped debates about political belonging and public life in the antebellum United States.

Rethinking the Spectacle brings Guy Debord and the Situationists into conversation with contemporary theories of radical democracy in this novel and important book. Lasse Thomassen, Reader, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary, University of London.

A society obsessed with spectacles results in a complete misfiring of the democratic system. This book uses critical democratic theory to outline the effects of consumer culture on citizenship.

The spectacle is a central notion in the Situationist theory, developed by Guy Debord in his book, The Society of the Spectacle. In the general sense, the spectacle refers to "the autocratic reign of the market economy which had acceded to an irresponsible sovereignty, and the totality of new techniques of government which accompanied this reign.".

e The Society of the Spectacle (French: La société du spectacle) is a work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of the Spectacle. The book is considered a seminal text for the Situationist : Guy Debord.

Beginning with the role of the media in contested election ofKellner examines how corporate media ownership and concentration, linked with a rightward shift of Douglas Kellner's Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy: 9/11, the War on Iraq, and Election investigates the role of the media in the momentous political events of the past four years/5(12).

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