Propaganda: the Formation of Men's Attitudes
Vintage Books, 1973 - 320 Seiten
'The theme of Propaganda is quite simply. . . that when our new technology encompasses any culture or society, the result is propaganda. . . . Ellul has made many splendid contributions in this book.' -Robert R. Kirsch, The Los Angeles Times
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s Propaganda gives the individual the stereotypes he no longer takes the trouble
to work out for himself; it furnishes these in the form of labels, slogans, ready-
made judgments. It transforms ideas into slogans, and by giving the "Word/' ...
At a much more elementary stage, all symbols have the purpose of awakening
stereotypes, an appropriate function because by their nature they already unite
the emotional and the intellectual life. This function is served by photos and
The first concerns the stability of stereotypes. Most observers (Young, Krech and
Crutchfield, Mac- Dougall) think it practically impossible to change stereotypes by
psychological manipulation. I agree quite readily, without investigating whether ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - jaygheiser - LibraryThing
Although I take issue with some of the details, this book, written 40 years ago by a French legal scholar, resonates with me, and explains much of what I have observed. Concept of horizontal vs. vertical propaganda, or 'social' propaganda. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - NoirLibrarian - LibraryThing
Ellul, a French philosopher, sociologist, and theologian, disputes the notion that propaganda is “the work of a few evil men, seducers of the people, cheats and authoritarian rulers who want to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
chapter iThe Characteristics of Propaganda
CATEGORIES OF PROPAGANDA
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