The Rise of the Dutch New Right

An Intellectual History of the Rightward Shift in Dutch Politics
 
 
Routledge (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Juli 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 224 Seiten
978-1-138-62415-3 (ISBN)
 
In the past twenty years, a wave of right-wing populist movements has swept over Europe, changing the face of European politics. The Netherlands has been one of the more iconic countries to partake in this shift. Known internationally as an emblem of progressivism and tolerance, the country soon became a frontrunner in the revival of nationalist and anti-immigrant sentiment. This is the first study to offer an extensive engagement with the ideas behind the Dutch swing to the right.
The emergence of Dutch populism, this book shows, formed an integral part of a broader conservative tendency, identified as the Dutch New Right. In the US and the UK, the term New Right has been used to describe conservative backlash movements that arose in opposition to the progressive movements of the 1960s. The Dutch swing to the right, this book argues, formed a belated iteration of the New Right backlash that occurred overseas.
This text will be essential reading for students and scholars in the fields of European Studies and Political Science, and Dutch politics and society more specifically.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • 1 s/w Zeichnung
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  • 1 line drawing
  • Höhe: 234 mm
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  • Breite: 156 mm
  • 454 gr
978-1-138-62415-3 (9781138624153)
Merijn Oudenampsen is a sociologist and political scientist. He works as a post-doc researcher at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands.
Introduction:The Dutch swing to the right
1.Struggling with depoliticization

2. The rise of the Dutch New Right

3.The neoliberal strand

4.The neoconservative strand

5.A complex backlash

6.The double life of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

7.The birth of an online counterculture

8.Rebels without a cause

Conclusion: Both a revolt and an echo

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