The Paranoid Style In American Politics

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307809684
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This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics, acclaimed ...

The Farrakhan Phenomenon

Author: Robert S. Singh
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589014411
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The Farrakhan Phenomenon is written in a clear, accessible style that will appeal to general readers concerned about race relations as well as to scholars of American history and politics.

Paranoid Science

Author: Antony Alumkal
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479827134
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Fear of a Darwinist culture: the intelligent design movement -- Sex, sin, and science: the persistence of the ex-gay movement -- "Our way or a brave new world": Christian right bioethics -- Seeing red over green evangelicals: the crusade ...

Architects Of Fear

Author: George Johnson
Publisher: J P Tarcher
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Reveals how groups, such as the Moral Majority and survivalists, believe in the existence of anti-American conspiracies and how these conspiracies are created from the thinnest fabric

American Violence

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307814009
Size: 65.39 MB
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The book clearly demonstrates, even as the reader comes to grips with long-eluded truths, that America’s consistent history of violence has not yet breached beyond hope of restoration our long record of basic political stability, that ...

Conspiracy Theories

Author: Mark Fenster
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816632421
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To that end, he discusses Richard Hofstadter's The Paranoid Style in American Politics, the militia movement, The X-Files, popular Christian apocalyptic thought, and such artifacts of suspicion as The Turner Diaries, the Illuminatus! ...

Masculinity In Fiction And Film

Author: Brian Baker
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1847062628
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Paranoia Where the British espionage fictions of the Cold War stressed the role
of the double agent, the protagonist of a narrative of penetration of national
security from without, in postwar American fictions, the key note is betrayal from
within. Richard Hofstadter, in his crucial essay 'The Paranoid Style in American
Politics' (originally delivered in November 1963), which we will look at in detail,
notes that '[tjheir predecessors discovered foreign conspiracies; the modern
radical right ...

Shocking Cinema Of The Seventies

Author: Xavier Mendik
Publisher: Noir Publishing
ISBN: 9780953656448
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"Justifiable Paranoia":The Politics of Conspiracy in 1970s American Film Paul
Cobley The Meanings of Paranoia More than any other group of films, I would
argue that the set of narratives which constitute the 'paranoid thriller' are
emblematic of 1970s ... In one of the most famous essays in the field of American
political science, Richard Hofstadter describes paranoia in politics as an oratorial
style which relies on the notion of a conspiracy against "a nation, a culture, a way
of life.

The Scorpion And The Frog A Natural Conspiracy

Author: William A. Borst
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465332731
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Educated critics often resort to playing the paranoia card. This is a tribute to
Richard Hofstadter's highly touted essay, the “Paranoid Style in American Politics
,” first delivered in Oxford in November of 1963. For years it has reigned as a
companion to his classic study, “Anti-Intellectualism in America,” which was
nothing more than a liberal knee-jerk to McCarthyism. Hofstadter says that the
distinguishing thing about the paranoid style is not that it its exponents see
conspiracies or plots ...