Fascism Reader

ISBN-10: 0415243599

ISBN-13: 9780415243599

Edition: 2002

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Description: This is a wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The text draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of the debate on generic fascism.

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List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: fascism in historiography
Generic fascism: the search for definitions and explanations
Fascism - a 'generic' concept?
Generic fascism: an 'illusion'?
Fascism and the capitalist system: a Marxist view
Fascism as 'latecomer': an ideal type with negations
A 'spectral-syncretic' approach to fascism
Fascism as a 'generic' concept
Fascism and its evolution 'in time': five stages
What produces fascism?
An interwar Marxist analysis of fascism: Togliatti and Italian Communism
Fascism as 'extremism of the middle class'
The collapse of the 'bourgeois equilibrium' of the 1920s and the rise of fascism
Fascism as the product of 'crisis'
Pre-condition for fascism's success
Fascist movements: ideology and variations
Fascist ideology - the quest for the 'fascist minimum'
The 'era of fascism' and the uniqueness of fascist ideology
Five main tenets of fascist ideology
Fascist ideology: a dissident revision of Marxism?
Fascism: 'rebirth' and 'ultra-nationalism'
The ideal type of fascism: a 'retrodictive theory'
Varieties of fascist movements
Romania: the 'Iron Guard'
Hungary: Horthy, Gombos and the 'Arrow Cross'
Austria: 'Heimwehr', 'NSDAP' and the 'Christian Social' State
Spain: the 'Falange'
France: the 'second wave' of fascism in the 1930s
Britain: the 'British Union of Fascists'
The 'regime-model' of fascism
Techniques of fascist rule - the exercise of power by the 'regime-model' of fascism
'Totalitarian dictatorship' and fascism
'Behmouth': Nazism as 'stateless' system
Nazi state and neo-feudalism
Devices of the 'fascist consensus': party and mass organisations in fascist Italy
Coercion and terror: the Gestapo in the Nazi system
Charismatic leadership: the 'cult' of
Fascist regime and territorial expansion: Italy and Germany
Salazar's Estudo Novo: the nature of a 'para-fascist' regime
Fascism and anti-Semitism
German anti-Semitic tradition, National Socialist regime and 'ordinary Germans'
The 'uniqueness' of Nazi racialism
Partners in genocide? Anti-Semitism and the Axis alliance
Racism, fascism and nationalism
Italian Fascism and racism
Anti-Semitism in
Societal attitudes to fascism: support, conformity, opposition and resistance
Society and attitudes to fascism - support, conformity and resistance
Italian Fascism as a 'generational phenomenon
Fascism and working class: workers under Italian
Fascism and the crisis of modernity: NSDAP members and supporters
Fascism and gender: women under national socialism
Vichy France: resistance and collaboration in the Nazi New Order
Spain in the 1930s: a divided society and the coming of the civil war
Fascism and social elites - complicity and a
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