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Barry Glassner is professor of sociology at the University of Southern California. He is the author of seven books and countless articles that have appeared in magazines and newspapers around the world. His academic research has appeared in the most prestigious journals in sociology and psychiatry. He lives in Los Angeles.


"Glassner has written a gutsy expose of one of the most widespread delusions of our time: misplaced fear."
--Los Angeles Times
"[The Culture of Fear] ought to be part of every savvy media-watcher's toolbox."--American Prospect
"[Glassner is] a master at the art of dissecting research."--New York Times
"A sobering examination."--Washington Post Book World
"One of the most important sociological books you'll read this year, and certainly the most reassuring."--Kirkus Reviews
"The Culture of Fear uses strong data and careful reasoning to calm everybody down."--Amitai Etzioni, author of The Limits of Privacy
"We become what we behold. And what we behold in our public media is an America more terrifying than it actually is. Combining meticulous scholarship with a winning prose style, Barry Glassner shows how and why our media are scaring us to death. The book is a calming as it is serious, and offers a sound intellectual alternative to Prozac."--Neil Postman, author of Amusing Ourselves to Death

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