Conceptual Foundations of the German “Ecoright” Radicalism

DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2002.01.13

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Jokisalo J. Conceptual Foundations of the German “Ecoright” Radicalism . – Polis. Political Studies. 2002. No. 1. P. 160-169. (In Russ.).


The article thoroughly retraces the German Right radicals' efforts aimed at making use of ecological problems for modernizing the Right discourse. In the issues of environment protection, the Right are making attempts to find arguments for the hostile attitude regarding migrants; in their programs, the New Right come out with demands to establish «ecodictatorship», which presupposes economic growth restricted, a Europe stronghold erected. The slogans of «welfare chauvinism» and ecoracism give the Rightists chances to strengthen their political influence in Germany, and that is fraught with the Right extremism threat.

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