Book Hate on the right : right-wing political groups and hate speech / Michael Waltman.
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Call Number P95.54 .W354 2014
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433119484 143311948X 9781433119477 1433119471 -
Series title: Frontiers in political communication, 1525-9730 ; v. 24
Extent: 264 pages ; 23 cm.
"This book examines the ways that hatred comes alive in language and discourse. It asks whether much of the discourse on the political right--that which attacks their enemies--is hate speech. Extending Michael Waltman's previous work on hate speech, this book examines the discourse and language produced by a variety of right-wing groups and attempts to determine the homology that exists among their discourses. These groups, which include the racist right wing, the political right wing, the Christian right wing, and the paramilitary right wing, are examined respectively through the lenses of the film White Apocalypse, the book Atlas Shrugged, the Left Behind trilogy of movies, and the web pages maintained by the Republic of the United States of America and the National Rifle Association. The author looks at the discourses of hate produced in these seminal texts in order to identify a homology of exclusion that unites the forms of right-wing extremism, giving them a common frame of reference when confronting social and political challenges."--
Introduction -- White apocalypse: camouflaging hate speech among the discourses of the right -- Atlas shrugged: right-wing producerism -- The Christian right and the Left behind trilogy -- Discourses of guns and the paramilitary right -- Homology of exclusion -- Conclusion.