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Militarized Patriotism: Constructing Norms Of Patriotic Behavior Through The Image Of The Soldier In Film

@inproceedings{Morley2018MilitarizedPC,
  title={Militarized Patriotism: Constructing Norms Of Patriotic Behavior Through The Image Of The Soldier In Film},
  author={Matthew Morley},
  year={2018}
}
Janet Cramer’s concept of militarized patriotism is an important contribution to the study of social militarization. This essay attempts to expand our understanding of militarized patriotism by interrogating the ways patriotic norms of behavior are established within American culture and altered during moments of crisis. I argue that changes in the cinematic reproduction of the image of the soldier during the 1970s established “honoring the soldier” as a new form of enforced patriotic behavior… Expand

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