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Right-wing radicalism today

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86 pages

This book presents an overview of the contemporary radical right and related extremism. 


This book highlights recent developments in the radical right and provides comparative analysis of current extremist activity in Europe and the United States. The authors reveal the growing connections and continuities of right-wing movements and ideologies across national borders. Subjects covered include: 1. Who joins radical right parties and why?; 2. Recent developments in parties in Eastern and Western Europe; 3. The transatlantic cross-fertilization of ideological perspectives; and 4. How the extreme right in the United States has changed since the emergence of the Tea Party movement. (Publisher abstract provided)

Date Published: January 1, 2013