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Fascism and Neofascism : Critical Writings on the Radical Right in Europe - E. Weitz

Fascism and Neofascism

Critical Writings on the Radical Right in Europe

By: E. Weitz (Editor), A. Fenner (Editor)

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Published: 1st December 2004
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The dramatic transformations of the the 1990s - the end of the Cold War, the establishment of political liberties and market economies in Eastern Europe, German unification - quickly led commentators to proclaim the end of all ideologies and the complete triumph of liberal capitalism. Just as quickly, however, right-wing extremism began a surge in Europe that has not significantly abated to this day. Fascism and Neofascism is a collection of essays that is distinctive in two important ways. First, unlike most volumes, which cover either historical fascism or the recent radical right, Fascism and Neofascism spans both periods. Secondly, this volume also aims to bring newer modes of inquiry, rooted in cultural studies, into dialogue with more 'traditional' ways of viewing fascism. The editors' approach is deliberately interdisciplinary, even eclectic.

'...Fascism and Neofascism is composed of sensible, comprehensible essays that have interesting things to say about a tortured subject.' - A. James Gregor, Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions

Introduction--Angelica Fenner and
Ideological Positions in the Fascism Debate
"Windows 33/45": Nazi Politics and the Cult of Stardom
Fascist Politics of History and the Posthistoric(al) Imaginary
The Danish Right, 1930-1945, and Recruitment of Danish Volunteers for the Waffen SS
Sex and Secularization in Nazi Germany
The Fascist Phantom and Anti-Immigrant Violence: The Power of False Equation
Fascism, Colonialism, and "Race": The Reality of a Fiction
Fascism and the New Radical Movements in Romania
The Right Wing Network and the Role of Extremist Youth Groupings in Unified Germany
Football, Hooligans, and War in Ex-Yugoslavia
Justifying Violence: Extreme Nationalist and Racist Discourses in Scandinavia
Racism, the Extreme Right, and Ideology in Contemporary France: Continuum or Innovation?
Immigration, Insecurity, and the French Far Right
From Communism to Nazism to Vichy: Le Livre noir du communisme and the Wages of Comparison
Repetition Trauma and the Tyrannies of Genre: Freidrich Schlaich's Otomo
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9781403966599
ISBN-10: 1403966591
Series: Studies in European Culture and History
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 1st December 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1