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The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Far right politics and extremist violence are on the rise across Europe, prompting scholars and policymakers to question why extremism has become so appealing to so many people. This book examines ... More


Managed Migration, Populism, and Pragmatism

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter succinctly summarizes key points, evaluates the main arguments regarding the influence of nonstate actors in migration management, explores the implications of the new paradigm of ... More


The Emergence of a Fundamentalist Right

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most evangelicals supported Eisenhower’s centrist conservatism and moderate position on civil rights, self-identified fundamentalists, including Bob Jones, Jr., Billy James Hargis, Carl ... More


An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Chris Atton

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how the Internet presents radical ways of organising and producing media that offer political and cultural alternatives, both to ways of doing business and to how we understand the ... More


Introduction: Selling the Right Wing

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter discusses the emergence of the extremist commercial market and how it has coincided with one of the most significant waves of far right popularity in Europe in recent ... More


Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of Far Right populism poses major challenges for communities, exacerbating divisions, hate speech and hate crime. This book shows how communities and social justice movements can effectively ... More


A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism

Alexander S. Kirshner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300188240
eISBN:
9780300189858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188240.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How should pro-democratic forces safeguard representative government from anti-democratic forces? By granting rights of participation to groups that do not share democratic values, democracies may ... More


Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

June Melby Benowitz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Challenge of Change focuses on the engagement of right-wing women with the baby boom generation during the period 1950 through the mid-1970s, a time of tremendous change in America. It explores how ... More


The far right in the Balkans

Vera Stojarova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089732
eISBN:
9781781706473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089732.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text focuses on the far right in the Balkan region, i.e., in Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania. The ideological features, strategy and tactics, internal ... More


Anti-Austerity on the Far Right

Melinda Cooper

in Mutant Neoliberalism: Market Rule and Political Rupture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285716
eISBN:
9780823288793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285716.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

After almost a decade of punishing austerity and social-democratic paralysis, the electoral success of the far right appears as a real and credible threat across Europe. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Vivat Christus Rex! The Cult of Christ the King, Vatican Apologetics, Catholic Action, and the Far Right

John Pollard

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This essay will explore the origins of the cult and doctrine of Christ the King in the encyclicals of pope Pius XI and the role which the doctrine it played in his closely-twinned strategies of ‘a ... More


Trying on Extremism: Material Culture and Far Right Youth

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter situates the empirical base of this book within theories of culture, nationalism, iconography, and youth extremist subcultures. It begins by describing two prevailing notions of how ... More


Branding Identity: Coded Symbols and Game Playing

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the ways in which symbolic codes are manipulated and deployed in the iconography and text of clothing products. It focuses in particular on the use of codes that draw on ... More


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

John W.P. Veugelers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Building on the idea of latent political potential, this book offers an alternative interpretation of the contemporary far right. Its main thesis is that relations between colonizers and colonized ... More


Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

George Michael

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the weekend of July 4, 1999, Benjamin “August” Smith went on a three-day rampage in Illinois and Indiana, attacking Asians, Orthodox Jews, and African Americans. He left two dead and nine ... More


The Far Right and the Critique of Christianity

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the far right's disillusionment with Christianity, which originally commenced in Germany and Austria in the early part of the twentieth century, but later spread to America ... More


Groundbreaking in North Carolina

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the early history of the first incarnation of the Church of the Creator, which was established in North Carolina in 1982. In some ways, North Carolina was a poor choice as the ... More


Far-right Media on the Internet: Culture, Discourse and Power

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how technological and cultural resources are being deployed by far-right media in the United Kingdom, paying attention to how these ‘repressive’ media are being reconstructed by ... More


The Koch Network’s Long Game and Its Implications for Progressive Organizing

Nancy MacLean

in Labor in the Time of Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746598
eISBN:
9781501746611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter takes a long view of the emergence of libertarian ideology and the development of the Far Right. It argues that it is these ideas, promoted through a deep, broad, densely connected ... More


The State's response to extremism: attitudes towards subversive movements and violent organisations

Ami Pedahzur

in The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a chronological synopsis of the Israeli response to extra-parliamentary radical elements, and begins with the Altalena affair, a weapons ship sunk by the IDF close to a month ... More


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