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Extreme Right Parties in Scandinavia : Extremism and Democracy - Anders Widfeldt

Extreme Right Parties in Scandinavia

Extremism and Democracy

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2009
ISBN: 9780415265898
Number Of Pages: 258

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Despite its liberal reputation, Scandinavia has been a breeding ground for both right-wing populist and anti-immigrant parties and the violent subcultures of neo-Nazi skinheads and terrorists.

This is the first full-length study of this topic in English and examines the history, recent re-emergence and violent strategies of the extreme right, as well as general racism among the Scandinavian public. This is a unique contribution to a widely studied and fascinating area, which contains important lessons for all concerned.

1. A Year of Many Tragedies, 2. A Rummage in the Conceptual Jungle,3. A Framework for Analysis, 4. The Economic and Political Setting, 5. The Fascist Legacy in Scandinavia, 6. Norway - From Lange to Jensen, 7. Denmark - From Glistrup to Dahl, 8. Sweden - From Wachtmeister to Akesson, 9. Conclusion

ISBN: 9780415265898
ISBN-10: 0415265894
Series: Extremism and Democracy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 1st January 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1