The Resource Fascists among us : online hate and the Christchurch massacre, Jeff Sparrow

Fascists among us : online hate and the Christchurch massacre, Jeff Sparrow

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Fascists among us : online hate and the Christchurch massacre
Title
Fascists among us
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online hate and the Christchurch massacre
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Jeff Sparrow
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Person X and the Fascists among us
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Language
eng
Summary
The first book since Christchurch to trace the massacre's fascist roots and what it represents. The massacre of more than fifty worshippers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, shocked the world. The murders were not random. They expressed a particular ideology, one that the alleged perpetrator described as 'fascism'. But what does fascism mean today - and what kind of threat does it pose? Jeff Sparrow traces the history of the far right, showing how fascists have adapted to the new politics of the twenty-first century. He argues that the mosque killer represents a frightening new phenomenon - decentralised right-wing terrorism that recruits by committing atrocities, feeding on itself and spreading from country to country. Burgeoning in dark places online, contemporary fascism exults in violence and picks its targets strategically. Today, it is Muslims; tomorrow, it will be Jews or gays or Asians. Even the widespread despair generated by climate change is being harvested to weaponise young men with the politics of hate. With imitative massacres already occurring around the world, Christchurch must be a wake-up call. This book makes a compelling, urgent case for a new response to an old menace
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10818289
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1969-
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Sparrow, Jeff
Dewey number
320.533
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Fascism
  • Fascism
  • Christchurch Mosque Shootings, Christchurch, N.Z., 2019
  • Online hate speech
  • Online hate speech
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online hate and the Christchurch massacre
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Fascists among us : online hate and the Christchurch massacre, Jeff Sparrow
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Published by Scribe in North America, 2020
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9781925849677
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
Label
Fascists among us : online hate and the Christchurch massacre, Jeff Sparrow
Publication
Note
Published by Scribe in North America, 2020
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9781925849677
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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