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Fascism, an introductory perspective

Otis C. Mitchell

Fascism, an introductory perspective

by Otis C. Mitchell

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Published by Moore Pub. Co. in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fascism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 129-130.

    StatementOtis C. Mitchell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC481 .M495
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4744440M
    ISBN 100877160910
    LC Control Number78059115

    The Mass Psychology of Fascism (German: Die Massenpsychologie des Faschismus) is a book by the psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, in which the author explores how fascists come into power, and explains their rise as a symptom of sexual repression Background. Reich—originally Author: Wilhelm Reich. A Very Short Introduction. Author: Kevin Passmore; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Fascism is notoriously hard to define. In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Kevin Passmore unravels the paradoxes of one of the most important phenomena in the modern world, to make sense of its ideology and place in .

    Book Description This book initiates a critical discussion on the varieties of global anti-fascism and explores the cultural, political and practical articulations of anti-fascism around the world. Any good books on the rise of Fascism? Discussion/Question. I'm curious if anyone knows any good books about the rise of fascism in Europe. Whether it's Italy, Spain or Germany its a topic I would like to know more about. It will open up a reddit chat with a small group of people and is the result of a feature reddit admins announced earlier.

    In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Kevin Passmore brilliantly unravels the paradoxes of one of the most important phenomena in the modern world-tracing its origins in the intellectual, political, and social crises of the late nineteenth century, the rise of fascism following World War I, including fascist regimes in Italy and.   A philosopher examines political tactics that give rise to fascism. The son of immigrants who fled Nazi Germany, Stanley (Philosophy/Yale Univ.; How Propaganda Works, , etc.) has directly observed the consequences of fascism. Troubled that fascist politics is on the rise throughout the world, he offers an analysis of the many strategies.


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Fascism the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Kevin Passmore brilliantly unravels the paradoxes of one of the most important phenomena in the modern world—tracing its origins in the intellectual, political, and social crises of the late nineteenth century, the rise of fascism following World War I, including fascist regimes in Italy and Germany, and the fortunes of "failed" fascist movements in Eastern 4/5(53).

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Responsibility: Otis. Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions Book 77) Kindle Edition by Kevin Passmore (Author)4/5(53). Fascism: A Very Short Introduction looks at the paradoxes of fascism through its origins in the political and social crisis of the late nineteenth century, the history of fascist movements and regimes in Italy and Germany, and the fortunes of ‘failed’ fascist movements Fascism Romania, Hungary, and : Kevin Passmore.

At pages, Fascism: A Very Short Introduction is one of the longer of the more than two dozen volumes in the Very Short Introduction series I've read so far. I mention this because I find it ironic that it took so many pages to say so little/5.

Fascist Spectacle is a valuable book from a sociologist who is quite theoretical but also very, very attentive to how policies play out in daily life and to the connection between rhetoric and action. Falasca-Zamponi looks at how fascism used aesthetics in every realm of life as an anesthetic.

Discover the best Fascism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Best Books to Understand Fascism and How It Works For a long time, anyone who tried to label people they disagreed with politically as fascists were seen as having crossed a line.

Fascism, it was held, had been the product of a particular historical moment. Fascism: A Warning is a book for our times that is relevant to all times. Written with wisdom by someone who has not only studied history but helped to shape it, this call to arms teaches us the lessons we must understand and the questions we must answer if we are to save ourselves from repeating the tragic errors of the by: "Fascism: An Informal Introduction to Its Theory and Practice" is a lengthy interview between scholar Michael Ledeen and historian Renzo De Felice on the controversial subject of the origins and characteristics of fascism, a repulsive yet hydra-like ideology that /5(2).

Fascism is a subject that always seems to fascinate a lot of people, whether their interest is historical or ideological. This is not surprising given its impact on the twentieth century world.

The basis of Eatwell's book lies in the thesis that fascism is a coherent political and social by: Albright opens the book with a discussion of just what Fascism is and of its beginnings in s Italy with Mussolini and then 19 Facism: A Warning is a sobering and chilling look at the state of the world today, written by a woman who knows all too well the dangers inherent in Facism/5.

Fascism, political ideology and mass movement that dominated many parts of central, southern, and eastern Europe between and and that also had adherents in western Europe, the United States, South Africa, Japan, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Europe’s first fascist leader, Benito Mussolini, took the name of his party from the Latin word fasces, which referred to a bundle of. Its theme was “the nature of fascism”: more than two dozen scholars, mainly either historians or sociologists, assembled in Reading, England, in the spring of to discuss this “nature.” The difficulty about discussing any such vague generalization as “fascism” is that it is a term which has been abstracted from concrete.

Fascism: A Very Short Introduction by Kevin Passmore Oxford University Press (Novem ) What is fascism. Is it revolutionary.

Or is it reactionary. This book argues that it is both: fascism unleashes violence against the left and ethnic minorities, but also condemns the bourgeoisie for its "softness". Fascism (/ ˈ f æ ʃ ɪ z əm /) is a form of far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.

The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I, before spreading to other European countries. Fascism is a book edited by political theorist Roger Griffin.

It was published by Oxford University Press in as a page paperback. It is a reader in the Oxford Readers series, which assembles the writings of various authors on the topic of fascism and the her: Oxford University Press.

fascism” are to be distinguished. First, fascism was a transnational movement. It spread across borders, but specific national manifestations are conspicuous.

Second, fascism was perceived as a transnational phenomenon, both by its adherents and its foes. Third, fascism can be analyzed from a transnational perspective.

It includes comparative. In his general, analytical introduction Constantin Iordachi focuses on transnational approaches to fascism, briefly reviewing the comparative method and its application to fascist studies.

Kevin Passmore, a history lecturer at Cardiff University, defines fascism in his book Fascism: A Very Short Introduction. His definition is directly descended from the view put forth by Ernesto Laclau, and is also informed by a desire to adjust for what he believes are shortcomings in Marxist, Weberian and other analyses of fascism: [37].

I think it is possible to outline a list of features that are typical of what I would like to call Ur-Fascism, or Eternal Fascism.

These features cannot be organized into a system; many of them contradict each other, and are also typical of other kinds of despotism or fanaticism. But it is enough that one of them be present to allow fascism to coagulate around it. I suggest to her that the book struggles to offer a satisfactory definition of fascism.

“Defining fascism is difficult,” she responds. “First of all, I don’t think fascism is an ideology.Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party, however, showed how formidable fascism can be.

With images of Hitler and Mussolini in view, identifying fascism might seem easy.