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Renaissance of the New Right in Germany?

A Discussion of New Right Elements in German Right-wing Extremism Today

Samuel Salzborn

In the scholarly research on right-wing extremism, the term “New Right” is one that has been used in very different ways, and often rather vaguely. This term has at least three different understandings, which frequently overlap. First, in very

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The German Mountain Troops and Their Opponents, 1943 to the Present

Nathan Stoltzfus

understanding this case is the right-wing extremism in ongoing reports about the German police, judiciary, and military. This was illustrated during the spring of 2020 by repeated notices about right-wing activities within the German Army's Special Forces

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Antisemitism in the “Alternative for Germany” Party

Samuel Salzborn

The relatively new party known as the Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD) and its relationship to right-wing extremism has been the subject of a great deal of intensive discussion among political and social scientists

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The “Alternative for Germany”

Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party

Frank Decker

antidemocratic positions. 21 The extent of how difficult it has become for the AfD to clearly distance itself from right-wing extremism is illustrated by its handling of the Thuringia state chairman Björn Höcke. His proposed expulsion from the party, initiated

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Book Reviews

Peter H. Merkl and Leonard Weinberg, eds., Right-Wing Extremism in the Twenty-First Century (London and Portland: Frank Cass, 2003).

Reviewed by David Art

Daniel Ziblatt, Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006).

Reviewed by John Bendix

Nina Berman, Impossible Missions? German Economic, Military and Humanitarian Efforts in Africa (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004)

Reviewed by Jutta Helm

Louise K. Davidson-Schmich, Becoming Party Politicians: East German State Legislators in the Decade following Democratization (Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 2006)

Reviewed by Laurence McFalls

Frank Biess, Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006)

Reviewed by Brian E. Crim

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, ed., Bauhaus Culture. From Weimar to the Cold War (University of Minnesota Press 2006)

Reviewed by Anja Baumhoff

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Archival Resistance

Reading the New Right

Annika Orich

's Aspects of the New Right-Wing Extremism , a lecture that the German philosopher and social critic delivered at the University of Vienna two years before his sudden death in 1969, immediately placed eighth following its publication by Suhrkamp in mid July

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Imagined Germany and the Battle of Models in South Korea

Rival Narratives of Germany in South Korean Public Spheres, 1990–2015

Jin-Wook Shin and Boyeong Jeong

newspapers, other major issues in Germany, such as right-wing extremism, terrorism, migration, and refugees, have rarely been dealt with in Korea. This suggests that South Koreans’ interest in Germany is strongly motivated by their desire to relate Germany

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Coalition Politics in Crisis?

The German Party System Before and After the 2017 Federal Election

Frank Decker and Philipp Adorf

second waves of right-wing extremism in the early 1950s and late 1960s quickly faded away, a third wave began to surface at the beginning of the 1980s, constituting a constant feature of the political world since. None of the German right-wing extremist

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Mobilizing Meanings

Translocal Identities of the Far Right Web

Patricia Anne Simpson

. Johannes Radke, a journalist who focuses on right-wing extremisms and youth groups, quotes and interprets the Immortals’ web-distributed position paper: “It has to do with propaganda—with propaganda that unmistakably identifies and blames the system as the

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Book Reviews

Thomas Klikauer, Norman Simms, Helge F. Jani, Bob Beatty, and Nicholas Lokker

's Volksgemeinschaft remains a blatantly antisemitic concept defining and thus deciding who lives (the Aryans, of course) and who dies (who else but the Jews). 18 Much of this points to right-wing extremism, if not outright Nazism, rather than simple populism. While