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Fascism & Nazism

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The Far Right and the Environment Politics, Discourse and Communication

The Far Right and the Environment Politics, Discourse and Communication

Author: Bernhard (University of Leicester, UK) Forchtner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2019

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, both the crisis of liberal democracy, as visible in, for example, the rise of far-right actors in Europe and the United States, and environmental crises, from declining biodiversity to climate change, are increasingly in the public spotlight. Whilst both areas have been analysed extensively on their own, The Far Right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse and Communication provides much needed insights into their intersection by illuminating the environmental communication of far-right party and non-party actors in Europe and the United States. Although commonly perceived as a 'left-wing' issue today, concerns over the natural environment by the far right have a long, ideology-driven history. Thus, it is not surprising that some members of the far right offer distinctive ecological visions of communal life, though, for example, climate-change scepticism is voiced too. Investigating this range of stances within their discourse about the natural environment provides a window into the wider politics of the far right and points to a close connection between the politics of identity and the imagination of nature. Connecting the fields of environmental communication and study of the far right, contributions to this edited volume therefore offer timely assessments of this often-overlooked dimension of far-right politics.

The Far Right and the Environment Politics, Discourse and Communication

The Far Right and the Environment Politics, Discourse and Communication

Author: Bernhard (University of Leicester, UK) Forchtner Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2019

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, both the crisis of liberal democracy, as visible in, for example, the rise of far-right actors in Europe and the United States, and environmental crises, from declining biodiversity to climate change, are increasingly in the public spotlight. Whilst both areas have been analysed extensively on their own, The Far Right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse and Communication provides much needed insights into their intersection by illuminating the environmental communication of far-right party and non-party actors in Europe and the United States. Although commonly perceived as a 'left-wing' issue today, concerns over the natural environment by the far right have a long, ideology-driven history. Thus, it is not surprising that some members of the far right offer distinctive ecological visions of communal life, though, for example, climate-change scepticism is voiced too. Investigating this range of stances within their discourse about the natural environment provides a window into the wider politics of the far right and points to a close connection between the politics of identity and the imagination of nature. Connecting the fields of environmental communication and study of the far right, contributions to this edited volume therefore offer timely assessments of this often-overlooked dimension of far-right politics.

The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45

The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45

Author: Jorge (Universidad de los Andes, Chile) Dagnino Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Bringing together an expert group of established and emerging scholars, this book analyses the pervasive myth of the 'new man' in various fascist movements and far-right regimes between 1919 and 1945. Through a series of ground-breaking case studies focusing on countries in Europe, but with additional chapters on Argentina, Brazil and Japan, The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45 argues that what many national forms of far-right politics understood at the time as a so-called 'anthropological revolution' is essential to understanding this ideology's bio-political, often revolutionary dynamics. It explores how these movements promoted the creation of a new, ideal human, what this ideal looked like and what this things tell us about fascism's emergence in the 20th century. The years after World War One saw the rise of regimes and movements professing totalitarian aims. In the case of revolutionary, radical-right movements, these totalising goals extended to changing the very nature of humanity through modern science, propaganda and conquest. At its most extreme, one of the key aims of fascism - the most extreme manifestation of radical right politics between the wars - was to create a 'new man'. Naturally, this manifested itself in different ways in varying national contexts and this volume explores these manifestations in order to better comprehend early 20th-century fascism both within national boundaries and in a broader, transnational context.

Unorthodox Fascism New Right, Third Position and the Spectre of Multiracial Fascism

Unorthodox Fascism New Right, Third Position and the Spectre of Multiracial Fascism

Author: Spencer Sunshine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2019

Recently the contemporary fascist movement has incorporated both Left-wing ideology and organizational decentralization, as well as engaging in cross-recruiting from both Left-wing circles and cultural and social movements usually associated with the Left. This book examines the long history behind these recent developments and delves into the significance of this trend for both the Left and Right. A work of political and intellectual history, this book studies Left/Right crossover movements, starting in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century circles from which the classical fascist movement arose. It will trace the evolution of non-traditional fascism as it developed in Western Europe, before being imported to the United States. There it will be shown to combine with the U.S. Left, as well as local U.S. liberal political traditions. These untraditional fascist elements are small in number, but represent a different style of politics that has the ability to become successful-either as an independent movement, or as a dominant ideology in more traditional organized racist circles. Offering a unique insight into a political approach that is poorly documented and widely misunderstood, this book is essential reading for students, scholars and activists interested in the fascist movement, as well as political movements and ideologies more generally.

Unorthodox Fascism New Right, Third Position and the Spectre of Multiracial Fascism

Unorthodox Fascism New Right, Third Position and the Spectre of Multiracial Fascism

Author: Spencer Sunshine Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2019

Recently the contemporary fascist movement has incorporated both Left-wing ideology and organizational decentralization, as well as engaging in cross-recruiting from both Left-wing circles and cultural and social movements usually associated with the Left. This book examines the long history behind these recent developments and delves into the significance of this trend for both the Left and Right. A work of political and intellectual history, this book studies Left/Right crossover movements, starting in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century circles from which the classical fascist movement arose. It will trace the evolution of non-traditional fascism as it developed in Western Europe, before being imported to the United States. There it will be shown to combine with the U.S. Left, as well as local U.S. liberal political traditions. These untraditional fascist elements are small in number, but represent a different style of politics that has the ability to become successful-either as an independent movement, or as a dominant ideology in more traditional organized racist circles. Offering a unique insight into a political approach that is poorly documented and widely misunderstood, this book is essential reading for students, scholars and activists interested in the fascist movement, as well as political movements and ideologies more generally.

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism The Corporatist Wave

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism The Corporatist Wave

Author: Antonio (University of Lisbon, Portugal) Costa Pinto Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2019

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism focuses on the reverse-wave of dictatorships that emerged in Latin America during the 1930s and the transnational dissemination of authoritarian institutions in the era of fascism. Antonio Costa Pinto revisits the study of authoritarian alternatives to liberal democracy in 1930s Latin America from the perspective of the diffusion of corporatism in the world of inter-war dictatorships. The book explores what drove the horizontal spread of corporatism in Latin America, the processes and direction of transnational diffusion, and how social and political corporatism became a central set of new institutions utilized by dictatorships during this era. These issues are studied through a transnational and comparative research design to reveal the extent of Latin America's participation during the corporatist wave which by 1942 had significantly reduced the number of democratic regimes in the world. This book is essential reading for students studying Latin American history, 1930s dictatorships and authoritarianism, and the spread of corporatism.

The Fascist Persuasion in Radical Politics

The Fascist Persuasion in Radical Politics

Author: A. James Gregor Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2019

How valid are the assertions of contemporary radicals who insist that they are Marxists ? A. James Gregor measures the distance that separates today's radicals from the belief system of Marx and Engels. He finds that the characteristic qualities of modern mass-mobilizing movements bear more impressive similarities to the paradigmatic Fascism of Benito Mussolini than to classical Marxism. Thus he offers a new conceptual framework for the analysis of contemporary totalitarian movements and established regimes. Originally published in 1974. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Italian Fascism and Developmental Dictatorship

Italian Fascism and Developmental Dictatorship

Author: A. James Gregor Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2019

Political scientists generally have been disposed to treat Italian Fascism--if not generic fascism--as an idiosyncratic episode in the special history of Europe. James Gregor contends, to the contrary, that Italian Fascism has much in common with an inclusive class of developmental revolutionary regimes. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Occult Roots of Nazism Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi Ideology

The Occult Roots of Nazism Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi Ideology

Author: Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2019

Over half a century after the defeat of the Third Reich the complexities of Nazi ideology are still being unravelled. This text is a serious attempt to identify these ideological origins. It demonstrates the way in which Nazism was influenced by powerful occult and millenarian sects that thrived in Germany and Austria at the turn of the century. Their ideas and symbols filtered through to nationalist-racist groups associated with the infant Nazi party and their fantasies were played out with terrifying consequences in the Third Reich: Auschwitz, Sobibor and Treblinka are the hellish museums of the Nazi apocalypse. This bizarre and fascinating story contains lessons we cannot afford to ignore.

: The Rape of the Masses (1940) The Psychology of Totalitarian Political Propaganda

: The Rape of the Masses (1940) The Psychology of Totalitarian Political Propaganda

Author: Serge Chakotin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2019

First published in French in 1939, and later in English in 1940, this work by the author, analyses and strongly critiques the effect of Nazi propaganda on the psychology of the masses. By bringing together the political and the psychological, the author refers to the use of propaganda in order to serve the ends of a handful of men as `psychical rape' and warns that this phenomenon cannot be attributed solely to the Nazi regime. The English translation was updated to account for the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. It will be of great interest to anyone studying the Second World War, Nazism, Fascism and the psychology of propaganda.

Transnational Extreme Right Networks

Transnational Extreme Right Networks

Author: Graham (University of Teesside, UK) Macklin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2019

The academic study of international co-operation between extreme right groups in the post-war period remains in its infancy. This book fills this significant gap in the literature and contributes a nuanced understanding of the nature and importance of transnational networks within the political and cultural milieu of the European extreme right-wing. It explores a range of `formal' political networks and `informal' counter-cultural networks that have emerged since the end of the Second World War from the immediate post-war SS veterans to neo-Nazis using social media in the 21st Century. Each chapter examines how these networks came to be founded, their subsequent development and organizational structure, the nature of their ideological position and their complex inter-relationship with other national and international groupings. It encompasses the range of thinking on the extreme right from anti-Semitic Holocaust denial and Islamophobia to ideological innovations such as the new right and third positionism as well as various organisational attempts to develop a `fascist international'. This is an original and much-needed contribution to our understanding of the contemporary extreme right and will be required reading for all students and scholars of extremism, fascism and terrorism.