Tracking the Rise of the Radical Right Globally

CARR Yearbook 2018/2019

ibidem Press

Tracking the Rise of the Radical Right Globally

Pub Date: September 2019

ISBN: 9783838213262

452 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $46.00

Pub Date: September 2019

ISBN: 9783838273266

452 Pages

Format: E-book

List Price: $30.99

Tracking the Rise of the Radical Right Globally

CARR Yearbook 2018/2019

ibidem Press

2018 was a tumultuous year in global politics. Starting with the rise of the Lega Nord in Italy and ending with the election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, it has never been such a pertinent time to study the radical right. This yearbook pulls together the best commentary and analysis from an international consortium of expert scholars examining the ebb and flow of radical right movements from around the world. Starting with a concise analysis of key definitions of the radical right and historical precursors, it takes the reader on a journey through European, then American, and finally through non-Western manifestations of the radical right. The book ends with a thematic analysis of key tactics and issues related to the radical right—including social media, hate crime, and terrorism. This unique survey provides an unparalleled snapshot of global developments in 2018—useful to scholars, students, practitioners, and interested members of the public alike.

About the Author

Dr. William Allchorn is a specialist on anti-Islamic protest movements and radical right social movements in the UK and Western Europe. His PhD thesis mapped political, policing, and local authority responses to the English Defence League in five UK locations. Dr. Allchorn’s research monograph on the same subject, Anti-Islamic Protest in the UK: Policy Responses to the Far Right, came out in November 2018 (Routledge). He is the Associate Director of the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) based in the UK and online at: radicalrightanalysis.com.