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Author Michael, George, 1961-
Title Extremism in America / edited by George Michael.
Publisher Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.
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 Book Stacks  HN90.R3 M423 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript 348 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Tea Party and the far right: fellow travelers? / George Michael -- "Hell yes, we're fighting!" revolutionary anarchism's call for destruction and creation / José Pedro Zúquete -- The new Black Panther Party, black nationalism, and the tangled legacy of COINTELPRO / J. Mulloy -- The Chicano separatist movement / Donald W. Trivett -- Islamic extremism in the United States / James M. Lutz and Brenda J. Lutz -- Terrorism by Jewish extremists in the United States / James M. Lutz and Brenda J. Lutz -- The Christian identity movement / George Michael -- Antiabortion extremism and violence in the United States / Aaron Winter -- The radical environmental and animal liberation movements / Donald R. Liddick -- Misidentified and misunderstood: extremists and extremist groups incarcerated in U.S. correctional facilities / Jeffrey Ian Ross -- Terrorism and extremism in the United States: a historical overview / Christopher Hewitt -- Conclusion: the outlook for extremism in the twenty-first century / George Michael.
Summary Gathers essays by area specialists to provide an assessment of contemporary American extremism, exploring the views of each group in context and examining the tension between civil liberties and possible threats to society.
ISBN 9780813044972 (alk. paper)
0813044979 (alk. paper)
Subject Radicalism -- United States.
Social movements -- United States.
Ideology -- United States.
Right and left (Political science) -- United States.

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