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Đorđe Tomić

one hand, a demonstration by gays and lesbians in Serbia was for the first time heavily protected by the police, showing the willingness of the state to take serious responsibility for minority issues. On the other hand, around 6,000 well-organized radical right activists used violence to try to break

John Högström

-Parliamentary Union 2017). In addition, the proportion of female representation in parliaments also varies considerably between parties within democracies. Several previous studies have found that radical right parties have a lower proportion of women in parliaments than other parties, and that left parties have a

Yeshayahu Jelinek

YESHAYAHU JELINEK (Haifa, Israel) The Slovak Right: Conservative or Radical? A Reappraisal* Slovakia, as a component of the First Czechoslovak Republic, shared a laudable reputation as the only working democracy in Eastern Europe. Yet the sting of reorganization into the first satellite of the

Oula Silvennoinen

Revolutionary Right’: The Nationalist Radical Core Yrjö Kilpinen was a good representative of his group. He was definitely one, in the words of the chief of the Finnish security police Esko Riekki, of the ‘patriotic circles, who never sit in the government, but nevertheless follow affairs closely, for some

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Christopher W.A. Szpilman

Introduction This paper examines the views of right wing radicals on the Middle East and Islam. Specifically, it looks at the thought of two military men, Colonel Hashimoto Kingorō (1890–1957) and Lieutenant Fukunaga Ken (1899–1991), and three civilian leaders of the radical pan

The Corporation, Law and Capitalism

A Radical Perspective on the Role of Law in the Global Political Economy

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Grietje Baars

In The Corporation, Law and Capitalism, Grietje Baars offers a radical Marxist perspective on the role of law in the global political economy. Closing a major gap in historical-materialist scholarship, they demonstrate how the corporation, capitalism’s main engine from city-state and colonial times to the present multinational, is a masterpiece of legal technology. The symbiosis between law and capital becomes acutely apparent in the question of ‘corporate accountability’. Baars provides a detailed analysis of corporate human rights and war crimes trials, from the Nuremberg industrialists’ trials to current efforts. The book shows that precisely because of law’s relationship to capital, law cannot prevent or remedy the ‘externalities’ produced by corporate capitalism. This realisation will generate the space required to formulate a different answer to ‘the question of the corporation’, and to global corporate capitalism more broadly, outside of the law.

Isaac Kamola

Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America . New York: Viking, 2017. 334p. $28.00 Nancy MacLean’s book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America is a necessary read for academics, students

Kurt Weyland

Akkerman, Tjitske, Sarah L. de Lange, and Matthijs Rooduijn, eds. Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe: Into the Mainstream? (New York: Routledge, 2016). Ivan Krastev, After Europe (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017). The two books under review could not be

Nigel Copsey

altogether different. Political scientists would have us believe that since the 1980s something entirely detached from fascism, or neo-fascism has emerged - a populist radicalization of mainstream concerns - a novel form of ‘radical right-wing populism.’ The defining characteristics of this radical right

Elisabetta Cassina Wolff

of violence in cpi lead us to take for granted that the cpi still represents not only the radical, but also the extreme right in Italy. 13 We reach such conclusion also with regard to Cas Mudde’s criteria for a differentiation between radical and extreme right, i.e. critique of liberal