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Right-wing Extremism in the Twenty-first Century : Cass Series on Political Violence, 4 - Peter H. Merkl

Right-wing Extremism in the Twenty-first Century

Cass Series on Political Violence, 4

By: Peter H. Merkl (Editor), Leonard B. Weinberg (Editor)

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Published: 1st April 2003
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Revising the 1997 first edition, this study covers events that occurred in Oldham and Bradford after the year 2000. The rise of right-wing extremist groups is put under scrutiny in a number of states including Britain, Germany, Austria, Russia and France.

'This is a careful and well-written book and one that deserves the highest commendation.' Race Relations

List of Tables and Figures and Appendicesp. vii
List of Abbreviations and Glossaryp. ix
Notes on Contributorsp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Extreme Right in the Ascendancy
Stronger than Everp. 23
Ten Theories of the Extreme Rightp. 47
The Growing Threat of the Radical Rightp. 74
Comparing Public Opinion Indicators
Racism and the Political Right: European Perspectivesp. 97
Explaining National Variations in Support for Far Right Political Parties in Western Europe, 1990-2000p. 126
The Development of the Extreme Right at the End of the Centuryp. 143
Changing National Contexts
The Front National in Context: French and European Dimensionsp. 161
The FPO: From Populist Protest to Incumbencyp. 191
Right-Wing Extremism and Xenophobia in Germany: Escalation, Exaggeration, or What?p. 220
Right-Wing Extremism in Russia: The Dynamics of the 1990sp. 251
Patterns of Response to the Extreme Right in Western Europep. 272
Conclusionp. 293
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780714681887
ISBN-10: 0714681881
Series: Cass Series on Political Violence, 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 311
Published: 1st April 2003
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2