Extreme Right: Freedom and Security at Risk

Extreme Right: Freedom and Security at Risk

by Aurel Braun
     
 


This timely volume examines the threats to freedom and security posed by right-wing extremism in several well-established democracies, and by the blend of left- and right-wing extremism in a number of postcommunist states. With its strong theoretical framework for identifying the early warning signs, it is well-adapted to use by students, scholars, and… See more details below

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This timely volume examines the threats to freedom and security posed by right-wing extremism in several well-established democracies, and by the blend of left- and right-wing extremism in a number of postcommunist states. With its strong theoretical framework for identifying the early warning signs, it is well-adapted to use by students, scholars, and policymakers seeking a balanced overview of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813331515
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.65(d)
Lexile:
1540L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Right-Wing Extremism: In Search of a Definition12
3Canada: Right-Wing Extremism in the Peaceable Kingdom36
4Right-Wing Extremism in the United States55
5The Extreme Right in the United Kingdom and France84
6Contemporary Right-Wing Extremism in Germany107
7The Incomplete Revolutions: The Rise of Extremism in East-Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union138
8Russia: The Land Inbetween161
9Poland: The Vanguard of Change185
10Hungary: From "Goulash Communism" to Pluralistic Democracy201
11The Internationalization of the Extreme Right220
12Conclusions250
Appendix - List of Research Interviews258
Selected Bibliography261
About the Book and Editors276
About the Contributors277
Index279

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