SAGE Journal Articles

Click on the following links. Please note these will open in a new window.

SAGE Journal User Guide

Stephen Chan interprets and discusses the theoretical writings of Frantz Fanon and links his theories to modern suicide bombings.  Howard explains the importance of discovering the history of political thought.  Brian Levin discusses the origin and current state of Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism in the United States.  An ideological perspective of 9/11—in this case, a Marxist perspective—is offered by Peter McLaren.  Cas Mudde’s article is a comparative analysis of rightist racial extremism in Europe.  Sela-Sayovitz examines social discourse among policymakers, the press and pressure groups after the emergence of a neo-Nazi gang in Israel.  Steve VanderHeiden explores the case for classifying attacks against inanimate targets—often practiced by ecological extremists—as acts of terrorism.  Meredith Watts’ article examines xenophobic and neo-fascist tendencies within German youth cultures.

Chan, Stephen.  “Fanon: The Octogenarian of International Revenge and the Suicide Bomber of Today.”  In Cooperation and Conflict, 42:2 (2007).

Howard, Dick.  “Why study the history of political thought?”  In Philosophy Social Criticism, vol. 37 (June 2011).

Levin, Brian.  “History as a Weapon: How Extremists Deny the Holocaust in North America.”  In American Behavioral Scientist, 44:6 (February 2001).

McLaren, Peter.  “The Dialectics of Terrorism: A Marxist Response to September 11 (Part Two: Unveiling the Past, Evading the Present).”  In Cultural Studies ß à Critical Methodologies, 3:1 (2003).

Mudde, Cas.  “Racist Extremism in Central and Eastern Europe.”  In East European Politics and Societies, 19:2 (2005).

Sela-Shayovitz, Revital.  “Neo-Nazis and Moral Panic: The Emergence of Neo-Nazi Youth Gangs in Israel.”  In Journal of Crime, Media, Culture, 7:1 (April 2011).

VanderHeiden, Steve.  “Eco-terrorism or Justified Resistance?  Radical Environmentalism and the ‘War on Terror’.”  In Politics & Society, 33:3 (September 2005).

Watts, Meredith W.  “Aggressive Youth Cultures and Hate Crime: Skinheads and Xenophobic Youth in Germany.”  In American Behavioral Scientist, 45:4 (December 2001).