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Adversaries: Polarized and Fragmented Party Politics of the Right

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Left/Right bipolarization oversimplifies fractionalized schisms often prompted by personal ambitions disguised as ideological dissensions. The extreme Right was exemplified by the Action ... More


France: Prototype of the New Extreme Right

Piero Ignazi

in Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198293255
eISBN:
9780191601903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293259.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the development of the extreme right in France. It discusses the rise of the Front National (FN), the political party perceived by other parties and its own voters and cadres as ... More


Polarization and Party-Building in Zimbabwe

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter provides an account of opposition party formation and development in Zimbabwe from 1999 to 2008. It argues that the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) was able to maintain a strong and ... More


Discourse and Politics

John W.P. Veugelers

in Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter distinguishes between front- and back-stage discourse in locating the nature and extent of the affinity between the ex-colonials and the far right. The front stage discourse of the far ... More


Building a Base for the National Front

John W.P. Veugelers

in Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces the origins and development of the far right under the Fifth Republic. Without discounting older roots in the interwar Ligues, the followers of Marshall Pétain, and the anti-tax ... More


The Iranian Political Sphere: Shaping a National Identity

Lior B. Sternfeld

in Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606142
eISBN:
9781503607170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 2 examines the politicization of Jews in Iran during World War II and through the early 1950s. Traditional historiography distances Jews from politics in Iran. When mentioned at all, Jewish ... More


Territorial Rule during the National Front and Its Aftermath, 1958–1978

Jane M. Rausch

in Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044668
eISBN:
9780813046334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044668.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Llanos Orientales received preferential treatment during the National Front. The government agency that administrated the National Territories was revitalized, the Intendancy of Meta was elevated ... More


A City under the Far Right

John W.P. Veugelers

in Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the far right won power in Toulon, and how it governed between 1995 and 2001. When corruption scandals damaged the moderate right, the National Front followed through by ... More


Corporatism in Zimbabwe

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The first of the book’s six empirical chapters examines the origins and character of the labor movement in Zimbabwe. The chapter first addresses the state of trade unions at independence, pointing ... More


Introduction

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces the topic, scope and organization of the book, presents its principal questions, findings and arguments, and summarizes the contents of each chapter. The Janata Party ... More


The National Front (1989–1991)

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explains the formation, performance and demise of the National Front, a minority coalition government that became the second non-Congress administration to capture national power, with ... More


The Czechoslovak Road to the Secret Police

Molly Pucci

in Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242577
eISBN:
9780300252347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242577.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the evolution of communist secret police networks in Czechoslovakia between 1945 and 1948. It argues that the era was widely understood by local agents as one of “national roads ... More


The National Front (I): Negotiating the Ulster Political Terrain, 1967–1985

James Loughlin

in Fascism and Constitutional Conflict: The British Extreme Right and Ulster in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941770
eISBN:
9781789623208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941770.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter assesses the efforts of the National Front to exploit the Ulster problem as it sought to expand on its progress in Britain in the early 1970s and it activities in Northern Ireland ... More


The Comintern and the Chinese Communist Party: Divergent Priorities

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines ciphered correspondence between the Comintern and the Communist Party of China (CPCh) in the 1930s and 1940s. It discusses the creation of an anti-Japanese National Front in ... More


The Far Right Organizes in the Var

John W.P. Veugelers

in Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the history of the National Front in the Var from its origins during the 1970s until its electoral victory in the 1995 Toulon municipal elections. From the recruitment of ... More


Holding Off the National Front

John W.P. Veugelers

in Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the moderate right has held power in Toulon ever since the far-right experiment of 1995–2001. Eleven towns in France elected the National Front to power in the 2014 ... More


The Vietnamese in America

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the People's Liberation Armed Forces (PLAF) and National Liberation Front (NLF) fighters tightened their ring around Saigon in April 1975, tens of thousands of Vietnamese who had worked for the ... More


Confrontations and Conciliation Efforts *

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter covers the twelve-month period from April 2003 during which major transformations occurred in the political configurations, both of the government of Sri Lanka with its dichotomous power ... More


The Crystallization of the Third Force (1991–1996)

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores the prospects that existed for constructing a progressive Third Front in the 1990s. Three major shifts altered the field of play. The destruction of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya ... More


Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Peter M. Sánchez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Priest Under Fire recounts the remarkable life story of a bold Salvadoran priest—Padre David Rodríguez—who in 1970 embraced the Catholic Church’s call to serve the poor and consequently became an ... More


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