Mapping the Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe: From Local to Transnational

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Andrea Mammone, Emmanuel Godin, Brian Jenkins
Routledge, 2012 - Political Science - 339 pages
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In recent years the revival of the far right and anti-Semitic, racist and fascist organizations has posed a significant threat throughout Europe. Mapping the Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe provides a broad geographical overview of the dominant strands within the contemporary radical right in both Western and Eastern Europe.

After providing some local and regional perspectives, the book has a series of national case studies of particular countries and regions including: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Scandinavia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. A series of thematic chapters examine transnational phenomena such as the use of the Internet, the racist music scene, cultural transfers and interaction between different groups.

Drawing together a wide range of contributors, this is essential reading for all those with an interest in contemporary extremism, fascism and comparative party politics.


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Mapping the right of the mainstream right in contemporary Europe
PART I Local and Regional Perspectives
PART II The Southern European Extreme Right after Dictatorships
PART III The Extreme Right in a PostCommunism Context
A Challenge to Exceptionalism?
PART V From Local to Transnational

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Andrea Mammone is a Lecturer in Modern European History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.

Emmanuel Godin is Principal Lecturer in the School of Languages and Area Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK.

Brian Jenkins is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of French at the University of Leeds, UK. He co-edits the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.

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