Agonistic Belonging: The Banality of Good, the “Alt Right” and the Need for Sympathy

Title

Agonistic Belonging: The Banality of Good, the “Alt Right” and the Need for Sympathy

Description

Research article. Published in Open Cultural Studies 2019; 3: 1-14

Abstract
This paper considers aspects of the rise of neo-fascist political sentiment across Europe. It suggests that an appropriate political response to those developments must involve a reconsideration of the politics of sympathy which is seen as essential in the formation of solidarity.

Keywords
anti-racism; compassion; nationalism; humanism; Alt Right; nostalgia; proteophobia; Fanon; Améry

Creator

Paul Gilroy

Source

Open Cultural Studies 2019; 3: 1-14

Publisher

De Gruyter

Date

2019

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Citation

Paul Gilroy, “Agonistic Belonging: The Banality of Good, the “Alt Right” and the Need for Sympathy,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed November 11, 2019, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/274.