Culture Wars (Innbundet)

- The far Right and the normalization of the extreme

Author:

Carline Tromp

Norwegian title: Kulturkrig
Norwegian subtitle: Det nye ytre høyre og normaliseringen av det ekstreme
Author:
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2021
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202720360
Overview Kulturkrig

Culture Wars is a book about the extreme right, how their radical views have been normalized, straight forward and (in some groups) cool, spreading their message with the help of new tech and using strategies that partially have their source on the political left side. This is a book about word and action; trolling and anti-feminists, key board warriors and terrorists; about new and old media, political (un-) correctness and waging a cultural ward using new tools; about racist frogs, Marxist ghosts and stylish neo-Nazis.

Even though the content of this book is a frightening read, Tromp´s thorough review has an unexpected calming effect. She gives us an overview of the chaotic jumble of networks and ideas that forms the extreme right. Culture Wars will stand as a reference work on the field.


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Author Carline Tromp

Carline Tromp (b. 1984) works for the editorial debate team in the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen, as well as being a regular critic for the newspaper’s publication, Bokmagasinet. She has studied literature, media, and Norse philology and has an interest in stories about history and identity.

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