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FREN6665

The Extreme Right:France & Eur

The Extreme Right in France and Europe: Definition and Analysis

N.B. This course meets from July 24 to August 13, 2 hours per day.

After the local elections of March 2014 and the European elections of May 2014, the time has come for a balance sheet of the nationalist and populist forces in France and Europe. The course will tackle with the questions of terminology (extreme-right, radical right, nationalism, populism…), history of the nationalist political culture, ideological content of the programs, political organization of the parties, sociology of its supports and factors of the dynamics of this political family in a lot of European countries.

Required Text:
1) Pascal Perrineau, La France au Front. Essai sur l’avenir du Front national, Paris, Fayard, 2014 (ISBN 978-2-213-68103-0)
2) Hans Georg Betz, La droite populiste en Europe, Extrême et démocrate ?, Paris, Autrement, 2004 (ISBN 2-7467-0451-X)
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections

Summer 2014 Language Schools

FREN6665A-L14 Lecture (Perrineau)

Summer 2013

FREN6665A-L13 Lecture (Perrineau)

Summer 2011

FREN6665A-L11 Lecture (Perrineau)

Summer 2008

FREN6665A-L08 Lecture (Perrineau)