Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies
Editors-in-Chief: Graham Macklin and Nigel Copsey
This is a fully Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available online, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an article processing fee. For more information, see our Open Access Policy page.

Fascism publishes peer-reviewed (double blind) articles in English, mainly but not exclusively by both seasoned researchers and postgraduates exploring the phenomenon of fascism in a comparative context and focusing on such topics as the uniqueness and generic aspects of fascism, patterns in the causal aspects/genesis of various fascisms in political, economic, social, historical, and psychological factors, their expression in art, culture, ritual and propaganda, elements of continuity between interwar and postwar fascisms, their relationship to national and cultural crisis, revolution, modernity/modernism, political religion, totalitarianism, capitalism, communism, extremism, charismatic dictatorship, patriarchy, terrorism, fundamentalism, and other phenomena related to the rise of political and social extremism.

For the latest news and related articles on (the topic of) fascism, please visit the Fascism Facebook and Twitter page.

The APCs (Article Publication Charges) for this journal are reduced to EUR 645 / USD 855 (excluding 21% VAT if applicable) for CC-BY-NC licenses. In addition to the information on Brill's Open Access Policy page, we'd like to state that authors based in an LDC (following the United Nations) will have a 90% discount on the APC, MA and PhD students a 50% discount. Authors of articles of outstanding quality are eligible for a waiver, to the discretion of the editors of the journal. Requests for waivers of the reduced APC need to be sent to:

Members of the International Association for Comparative Fascist Studies COMFAS are eligible for a waiver of the APC when publishing in Fascism. See the COMFAS website for more information.

 Click on title to see all prices

indebted to an historicist approach that does not allow a use of Gramscian categories as an optic for interpreting and enacting the transformation of the present. Th e analysis concentrates on concepts such as ‘passive revolution’, ‘fascism’, ‘Taylorism’ and ‘bureaucracy’. Keywords Gramsci, Burgio

In: Historical Materialism

the 1950s became one of the more prominent agents of the attempts to revive European fascism through its involvement in the formation in 1951 of the Europäische Soziale Bewegung ( esb ) which had its headquarters in Engdahl’s home town Malmö. The esb programme which was accepted in 1953 was

In: Volume null: Issue null: Fascism

[German Version] I. The Term – II. Italian Fascism – III. Fascism and Christianity – IV. Fascism and the German Public Fascism, the term for a very significant aspect of 20th-century politics, has a wide range of meanings. It was initially used for Benito Mussolini's system of authoritarian

In: Religion Past and Present Online

supported conservative policies to protect the rights of private property against socialist and egalitarian projects. The exposition in Rome, after ten years of Italian Fascism, exemplified the attractiveness of Mussolini’s ideas. We should see fascist nationalism and transnationalism as complementary and

In: Volume null: Issue null: Fascism

Derived from It. fascio, “bundle, group” (from Lat. fascis), the term “fascism” was applied first to the regime of Mussolini. It is now used to denote right-wing political movements and nonsocialist authoritarian governments. This extension of use has led to a loss of linguistic clarity. The term

In: The Encyclopedia of Christianity Online

wide debate on the sacralization of politics ranged from Eric Voegelin’s theories on political religions ( 1939 ), to the problems raised by Robert Bellah’s concept of a civil religion (1967) and George Mosse’s nationalization of the masses ( 1975 ). Among these, Emilio Gentile’s research on Fascism as

In: Numen

Much attention has been paid to the role of the Communist Party of Great Britain ( cpgb ) in the interwar struggle against fascism. However the cpgb ’ s analysis of fascism has been subject to little scholarly attention, with most historians taking for granted that the Party accepted the

In: Volume null: Issue null: Fascism

(as of September 2015), serving radical activists within the generic fascism spectrum – in Europe and elsewhere – with a knowledge bank for their struggle. Since mainstream media, including encyclopaedias, are considered to be infested with lies, there is a need, according to Metapedia, for an

In: Volume null: Issue null: Fascism

Veterans] and two of the most important associations of Russian fascism in exile - Rossiiskoe Natsional-Sotsialisticheskoe Dvizhenie [Russian National Socialist Movement] and the Vserossiiskaia Fashistskaia Partiia [VFP; All-Russian Fascist Party] from the city of Harbin in Manchuria. High

In: Volume null: Issue null: Fascism