European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

Extremism

  1. Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy

    By John Champagne

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Class Politics and the Radical Right

    Edited by Jens Rydgren

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    One of the most significant events in European politics the past two decades is the emergence of radical right-wing parties, mobilizing against immigration and multiethnic societies. Such parties have established themselves in a large number of countries, often with voter shares exceeding ten and...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ending Terrorism in Italy

    By Anna Cento Bull, Philip Cooke

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Ending Terrorism in Italy analyses processes of disengagement from terrorism, as well as the connected issues of reconciliation, truth and justice. It examines in a critical and original way how terrorism came to an end in Italy (Part I), and the legacy it has left behind (Part II). The book...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The making of anti-Muslim protest

    Grassroots activism in the English Defence League

    By Joel Busher

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    The book is about the everyday experiences of grassroots extremists - particularly activists in the English Defence League (EDL). Based on a detailed ethnography and in-depth biographic narrative interviews, the book explores how and why activists have become and remained engaged with the...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mapping the Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe

    From Local to Transnational

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Emmanuel Godin, Brian Jenkins

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    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...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Political Extremes

    A conceptual history from antiquity to the present

    By Uwe Backes

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    The Western tradition of the constitutional state, with its ancient roots, defines political extremes as the epitome of that what must be absolutely rejected. It highlights tyranny, despotism, despotic rule, non-autonomy, ruthless enforcing of interests as ‘extreme’, contrasting this to a virtuous...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Politics of National Identity in Italy

    Immigration and 'Italianata'

    By Eva Garau

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book focuses on the politics of national identity in Italy. Only a unified country for just over 150 years, Italian national identity is perhaps more contingent than longer established nations such as France or the UK. The book investigates when, how and why the...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Populists in Power

    By Daniele Albertazzi, Duncan McDonnell

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book examines recent experiences of populists in government in Italy and Switzerland where three very significant populist parties - Forza Italia/Popolo della Libertà and the Lega Nord in Italy; the Schweizerische Volkspartei in Switzerland - have served in government for most of the current...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Radical Left Parties in Europe

    By Luke March

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    What has happened to the European radical left after the collapse of the USSR? How has it reacted, reformed, even revived? This new volume is one of the first to provide an overview of the main developments in contemporary European radical left parties (those defining themselves as to the left of,...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Right-Wing Radicalism Today

    Perspectives from Europe and the US

    Edited by Sabine von Mering, Timothy Wyman McCarty

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book highlights recent developments in the radical right providing comparative analysis of current extremist activity in Eastern and Western Europe and the United States. It reveals the growing amount of connections and continuities of rightwing movements and ideologies across national borders...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Revolt on the Right

    Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain

    By Robert Ford, Matthew J. Goodwin

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated British politics, media and voters. Yet both the party and the roots of its support remain poorly understood. Where...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  12. The Populist Radical Right in Poland

    The Patriots

    By Rafal Pankowski

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    In this important and accessible study, Rafal Pankowski makes sense of the rapid growth of organized radical nationalism on the political level in Poland by showing its origins, its internal dynamics and the historical, political, social and cultural context that has made it possible. From...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Totalitarianism and Political Religions Volume III

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships - Theory & History of Interpretations

    Edited by Hans Maier

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    Available for the first time in English language translation, the third volume of Totalitarianism and Political Religions completes the set. It provides a comprehensive overview of key theories and theorists of totalitarianism and of political religions, from Hannah Arendt and Raymond Aron to Leo...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Totalitarianism and Political Religions, Volume II

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships

    Edited by Hans Maier, Michael Schäfer

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    Available for the first time in English language translation, this is the long-awaited second volume of the three part set on Totalitarianism and Political Religions, edited by the eminent Professor Hans Maier. This represents a major study, with contributions from leading scholars of political...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge