Weber, Cynthia (2006) Fahrenheit 9/11 : the temperature where morality burns. Journal of American Studies, 40 (1). pp. 113-131. ISSN 1469-5154Full text not available from this repository.
Michael Moore's 2004 film Fahrenheit 9/11 is a visual and narrative tour de force that critiques everything from the controversial conditions under which George W. Bush assumed the US presidency to President Bush's handling of his so-called “war on terror.” With its tagline “The temperature where freedom burns,” Moore stresses the dubious ethical nature of the Bush administration's post-9/11 policies, especially as they redefine the US relationship between freedom and censorship. In so doing, he challenges the Bush administration's constructions of US morality as ultimately elitist and self-serving, substituting his own populist, class-based moral America(n) in its place.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of American Studies|
|Additional Information:||http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=AMS The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Journal of American Studies, 40 (1), pp 113-131 2006, © 2006 Cambridge University Press.|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JC Political theory|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)|
|Deposited By:||Mrs Janet Harris|
|Deposited On:||21 Oct 2008 13:40|
|Last Modified:||27 Oct 2016 01:13|
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