How Fascism Works

How Fascism Works

The Politics of Us and Them

Book - 2018
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Nations don't have to be fascist to suffer from fascist politics. Stanley shows that fascism's roots have been present in the United States for more than a century. Here he focuses on the structures that unite them, laying out and analyzing the ten pillars of fascist politics. He makes clear the immense danger of underestimating the cumulative power of such tactics as exploiting a mythic version of a nation's past; anti-intellectualism directed against universities and experts; law and order politics predicated on the assumption that members of minority groups are criminals; and more. By uncovering patterns that are as prevalent today as ever, Stanley argues that we must resist their harmful effects and return to democratic ideals. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780525511830
Branch Call Number: 321.94 Sta
Characteristics: xix, 218 pages ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Politics of us and them


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