12. Trajectories of Ideologies and Action in US Organized Racism

  1. Assaad E. Azzi Professor director2,
  2. Xenia Chryssochoou Associate Professor3,
  3. Bert Klandermans Professor4 and
  4. Bernd Simon Professor Directors5
  1. Kathleen M. Blee Professor Chair

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch12

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

How to Cite

Blee, K. M. (2010) Trajectories of Ideologies and Action in US Organized Racism, in Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies (eds A. E. Azzi, X. Chryssochoou, B. Klandermans and B. Simon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Panteion University (Athens, Greece)

  3. 4

    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 5

    Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199476

Online ISBN: 9781444328158

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Keywords:

  • trajectories of ideologies and action - in US organized racism;
  • US White Supremacism - modern white supremacist movement in US, loosely organized collection of tiny groups and overlapping networks;
  • White supremacist groups, non-whites - as both biologically and culturally inferior to whites;
  • most white supremacist groups - foreseeing the white race as doomed;
  • Neo-Nazi groups, more vigorous - growing sector of organized racism;
  • US neo-Nazis, supporting pan-Aryan internationalism - US federal government, as a puppet of Jewish forces, a Zionist Occupied Government (ZOG);
  • racial extremist ideology and actions of organized racism;
  • racist women, five paths into racial extremism - socialization, dramatic event, searching, participating and belonging;
  • biographical stories of racist women - retrospective accounts of experience that, however plausible, need to be examined critically;
  • women participating in racist movements - actions with racist activists, becoming interested in racist ideologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • US White Supremacism

  • Methodology

  • Trajectories into Racism

  • Implications

  • References