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Extremism, Society, and the State

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Extremism, Society, and the State

Edited by Giacomo Loperfido

Made available under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license with support from the University of Bergen.

156 pages, Pocket Size (4.25'' x 7''), bibliog.

ISBN  978-1-80073-345-9 $14.95/£10.95 / Pb / Not Yet Published (January 2022)

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Extremism does not happen in a vacuum. Rather, extremism is a relative concept that often emerges in crisis situations, taking shape within the tense and contradictory relations that tie marginal spaces, state orders, and mainstream culture. This collected volume brings together leading anthropologists and cultural analysts to offer a concise look at the narratives, symbolic, and metaphoric fields related to extremism, systematizing an approach to extremism, and placing these ideologies into historical, political, and geo-systemic contexts.

Giacomo Loperfido is an invited Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Barcelona. He has held previous positions at the University of Fort Hare, the Centre for Humanities Research, and University of the Western Cape.

Subject: Anthropology (General) Cultural Studies (General)

Extremism, Society, and the State Edited by Giacomo Loperfido is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) with support from the University of Bergen.

OA ISBN: 978-1-80073-347-3


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