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The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect, and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany

Nitzan Shoshan

Abstract

Since German reunification in 1990, there has been widespread concern about marginalized young people who, faced with bleak prospects for their future, have embraced increasingly violent forms of racist nationalism that glorify the country's Nazi past. This book reveals how young right-wing extremists in East Berlin contest contemporary notions of national identity and defy the clichés that others use to represent them. The book situates them within the governance of affect, a broad body of discourses and practices aimed at orchestrating their attitudes toward cultural difference—from legal co ... More

Keywords: governance, reunification, affect, young people, nationalism, racism, Germany, national identity, right-wing extremists, nationhood

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780691171951
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691171951.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nitzan Shoshan, author
Colegio de Mexico