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Confronting Right Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the USA

Author: George Michael
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge studies in extremism and democracy, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Confronting Right-wing Extremism and Terrorism in the USA provides a detailed portrait of the contemporary extreme right in the US, and includes interviews with several of the movement's leading figures from groups such as the Ku Klux Klan, the militias, American Renaissance and White Aryan Resistance. The author persuasively explains how the activities of these racist groups have been curbed due to the campaigning
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Michael
ISBN: 041531500X 9780415315005
OCLC Number: 51203798
Description: xiv, 283 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Who are the watchdogs? --
Overview of the contemporary American far right --
The far right and terrorism --
The U.S. government's response to right-wing extremism --
The watchdogs' response to the far right --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Routledge studies in extremism and democracy, 4.
Responsibility: George Michael.
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