Demonization in International Politics: A Barrier to Peace by Linn Normand

By Linn Normand

This booklet investigates demonization in foreign politics, quite within the heart East. It argues that whereas demonization’s origins are spiritual, its endured presence is essentially political. Drawing upon examples from historic and glossy conflicts, this paintings addresses key questions: Why do leaders demonize enemies whilst waging conflict? And what are the lasting affects on peacemaking? In delivering solutions to those inquiries, the writer applies ancient perception to twenty-first century clash. particular realization is given to Israel and Palestine because the writer argues that war-time demonization in coverage, media, and paintings is a mental and relational barrier in the course of peace talks.

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