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Article by Jan Buschbom

Anlass oder Legitimation? Zum Verhältnis zwischen rechter Gewalt und Ideologie

TD: volume 10, issue 2013, 2, page 301–323

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Starting out from the thesis that in many cases the research on violence misunderstands the significance of ideology for violence within a society, the text pursues the question of how violence and ideology are related to each other. Based on culture-philosophical studies on the nature and effect of myths, the author grasps ideology as a secondary myth, to describe the deeply affective rooting of the ideological narrative in the personality-structures of individual right-wing violent criminals and right-wing groups of criminals. Then these considerations are confronted with the biographies and deeds of three right-wing extremist violent criminals, to finally discuss them accordingly.

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