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Title Critical theory and authoritarian populism / edited by Jeremiah Morelock.

Publication Info. London : University of Westminster Press, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 259 pages) : color illustrations.
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online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary After President Trump's election, BREXIT and the widespread rise of far-Right political parties, much public discussion has intensely focused on populism and authoritarianism. In the middle of the twentieth century, members of the early Frankfurt School prolifically studied and theorized fascism and anti-Semitism in Germany and the United States. In this volume, leading European and American scholars apply insights from the early Frankfurt School to present-day authoritarian populism, including the Trump phenomenon and related developments across the globe. Chapters are arranged into three sections exploring different aspects of the topic: theories, historical foundations, and manifestations via social media. Contributions examine the vital political, psychological and anthropological theories of early Frankfurt School thinkers, and how their insights could be applied now amidst the insecurities and confusions of twenty-first century life. The many theorists considered include Adorno, Fromm, L÷wenthal and Marcuse, alongside analysis of Austrian Facebook pages and Trump's tweets and operatic media drama. This book is a major contribution towards deeper understanding of populism's resurgence in the age of digital capitalism.
Subject Trump, Donald, 1946-
Trump, Donald, 1946- (OCoLC)fst00174117
Populism -- History -- 21st century.
Authoritarianism -- History -- 21st century.
Social discrimination & inequality.
Sociology & anthropology.
Social theory.
Social, group or collective psychology.
Political science & theory.
Political structure & processes.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
Authoritarianism. (OCoLC)fst00821640
Populism. (OCoLC)fst01071658
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Morelock, Jeremiah, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Critical theory and authoritarian populism. London : University of Westminster Press, 2018 9781912656042 (OCoLC)1080645961
ISBN 9781912656059 (electronic bk.)
1912656051 (electronic bk.)
9781912656042
1912656043
9781912656219
1912656213

 
    
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