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Studying Populism & the U.S. Right

“America’s New Populism.” (1995) Business Week (13 March) 73-78.

Ansell, Amy Elizabeth. (1997) New Right, New Racism: Race and Reaction in the United States and Britain. New York: New York University Press.

___, ed. (1998) Unraveling the Right: The New Conservatism in American Thought and Politics. New York: Westview.

Bell, Daniel, ed. (1964) The Radical Right: The New American Right Expanded and Updated. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books/Doubleday.

Bennett, David H. (1995) The Party of Fear: The American Far Right from Nativism to the Militia Movement, revised. New York: Vintage Books.

Berlet, Chip. (1995) “The Violence of Right-Wing Populism.” Peace Review 7, 3/4:283-288.

___, ed. (1995) Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash. Boston: South End Press.

Betz, Hans–Georg. (1994) Radical Right–wing Populism in Western Europe. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Biehl, Janet, and Peter Staudenmaier. (1995) Ecofascism: Lessons from the German Experience. San Francisco: AK Press.

Canovan, Margaret. (1981) Populism. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Diamond, Sara. (1995) Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States, New York: Guilford.

Federici, Michael P. (1991) The Challenge of Populism: The Rise of Right-Wing Democratism in Postwar America. New York: Praeger.

Forster, Arnold, and Benjamin R. Epstein. (1964) Danger on the Right. New York: Random House.

Goodwyn, Lawrence. (1978) The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hardisty, Jean. (1999) Mobilizing Resentment: Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers. Boston: Beacon.

Hertzke, Allen D. (1993) Echoes of Discontent: Jesse Jackson, Pat Robertson, and the Resurgence of Populism. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Higham, John. (1972) Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism 1860-1925. New York: Atheneum.

Hixson, William B. Jr. (1992) Search for the American Right Wing: An Analysis of the Social Science Record, 1955-1987. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Hofstadter, Richard. (1965) The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Lipset, Seymour Martin, and Earl Raab. (1970) The Politics of Unreason: Right-Wing Extremism in America, 1790-1970. New York: Harper & Row.Kazin, Michael. (1995) The Populist Persuasion: An American History. New York: Basic Books.

Phillips, Kevin. (1992) “The Politics of Frustration.” The New York Times Magazine 12 (April): 38-42.

Riker, William H. ([1982] 1988) Liberalism Against Populism: A Confrontation Between the Theory of Democracy and the Theory of Social Choice. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

Rogin, Michael. (1967) The Intellectuals and McCarthy: The Radical Specter. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Stock, Catherine McNicol. (1996) Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Warren, Donald I. (1976) The Radical Center: Middle Americans and the Politics of Alienation. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

From the Right

Carto, Willis. (1982) Profiles in Populism. Old Greenwich, CT: Flag Press.

Reagan, Michael. (1996) Making Waves. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

Viguerie, Richard. (1983) The Establishment vs. the People: Is a New Populist Revolution on the Way? Chicago: Regnery Gateway Inc.

Right-Wing Populism, White Supremacy, & Fascism

Berlet, Chip. (1992) “Friendly Fascists.” The Progressive (June), 16-20.

Billig, Michael. (1978) Fascists: A Social Psychological View of the National Front. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Dobratz, Betty A., and Stephanie L. Shanks-Meile. (1997) “White Power, White Pride!” The White Separatist Movement in the United States. New York: Twayne Publishers.

Fritzsche, Peter. (1990) Rehearsals for Fascism: Populism and Political Mobilization in Weimar Germany. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mintz, Frank P. (1985) The Liberty Lobby and the American Right: Race, Conspiracy, and Culture. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Social Movement Theory

Boggs, Carl. (1986) Social Movements and Political Power: Emerging Forms of Radicalism in the West. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Buechler, Steven M., and F. Kurt Cylke, Jr., eds. (1997) Social Movements: Perspectives and Issues. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield.

Himmelstein, Jerome L. (1990) To The Right: The Transformation of American Conservatism, Berkeley: University of California Press.

Johnston, Hank, and Bert Klandermans, eds. (1995) Social Movements and Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Klandermans, Bert. (1997) The Social Psychology of Protest. Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell.

Lofland, John. (1996) Social Movement Organizations: Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

Morris, Aldon D., and Carol McClung Mueller, eds. (1992) Frontiers in Social Movement Theory. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Schoenberger, Robert A., ed. (1969) The American Right Wing: Readings in Political Behavior. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Smith, Anna Marie. (1994) New Right Discourse on Race & Sexuality. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Smith, Christian, ed. (1997) Disruptive Religion: The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge.

Tarrow, Sidney. (1994) Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action and Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Progressive Activism

Sklar, Holly. (1995) Chaos or Community: Seeking Solutions, Not Scapegoats for Bad Economics. Boston: South End Press.

Recently Published

Arnett, Alex Mathews
The Populist Movement in Georgia: A View of the "Agrarian Crusade" in the Light of Solid-South Politics [ 1922 ] (Paperback)
Publisher: Cornell University Library (August 10, 2009)
ISBN-10: 111241049X ISBN-13: 978-1112410499

Baker, Dr B. Leland
Tea Party Revival: The Conscience of a Conservative Reborn: The Tea Party Revolt Against Unconstrained Spending and Growth of the Federal Government (Paperback)
Publisher: Outskirts Press (October 29, 2009)
ISBN-10: 143274917X ISBN-13: 978-1432749170

Formisano, Ronald-P.
For the People: American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s (Paperback)
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0807886106 ISBN-13: 978-0807886106

Gaither, Gerald H.
Blacks and the Populist Movement: Ballots and Bigotry in the New South (Paperback)
Publisher: University Alabama Press; Revised edition (October 23, 2005)
ISBN-10: 0817351884 ISBN-13: 978-0817351885

Hackney, Sheldon
Populism to Progressivism in Alabama (Paperback)
Publisher: ACLS Humanities E-Book (August 1, 2008)
ISBN-10: 1597403946 ISBN-13: 978-1597403948

OHara, John M.
A New American Tea Party: The Counterrevolution Against Bailouts, Handouts, Reckless Spending, and More Taxes (Hardcover)
Michelle Malkin (Foreword) Publisher: Wiley (January 12, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0470567988 ISBN-13: 978-0470567982

Pierce, Michael
Striking with the Ballot: Ohio Labor and the Populist Party (Hardcover)
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press; 1 edition (March 31, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0875804187 ISBN-13: 978-0875804187

Postel, Charles
The Populist Vision (Hardcover)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (May 15, 2007)
ISBN-10: 0195176502 ISBN-13: 978-0195176506

Sirota, David
The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington (Paperback)
Publisher: Three Rivers Press; Reprint edition (April 28, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0307395642 ISBN-13: 978-0307395641

Zeskind, Leonard
Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream (Hardcover)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1 edition (May 12, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0374109036 ISBN-13: 978-0374109035







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