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Bibliography Series - Political Research Associates

General Bibliography
for Studying the US Political Right

Conservative Right - Christian Right - Hard Right - Far Right
Reference Shelf - Scholarly Concepts & Theories - Prejudice, Discrimination, & Demonization
Political Repression and Intelligence Agency Abuse

Conservative Right

Conservative Right-Introductory

Overviews of the Conservative Right

Books & Reports

Sara Diamond, Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States, (New York: Guilford, 1995).

Jerome L. Himmelstein, To The Right: The Transformation of American Conservatism, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990).

Amy Elizabeth Ansell, ed., Unraveling the Right: The New Conservatism in American Thought and Politics, (New York: Westview, 1998).

Clarence Y. H. Lo and Michael Schwartz, eds., Social Policy and the Conservative Agenda, (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1998).

Sally Covington, Moving a Public Policy Agenda: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations, (Washington, DC: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, 1997).

Chip Berlet, ed., Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash, (Boston: South End Press, 1995).

Conservative Right-General

Infrastructure & Funding

Books & Reports

Sally Covington, Moving a Public Policy Agenda: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations, (Washington, DC: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, 1997).

Buying a Movement: Right-Wing Foundations and American Politics, (Washington, DC: People for the American Way, 1996).

Leon Howell, Funding the War of Ideas, (Cleveland: OH: United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 1995)

Mark Schapiro, Who's Behind the Culture War?: Contemporary Assaults on Freedom of Expression, (New York: Nathan Cummings Foundation, 1994).

Articles & Chapters

Beth Schulman, "Foundations for a Movement: How the Right Wing Subsidizes its Press," Extra! (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), special issue on "The Right-Wing Media Machine," March/April 1995, p. 11.

Lawrence Soley, "Right-Think Inc.," City Pages, (Minneapolis, MN), 10/31/90, p. 10.

David Callahan, "Liberal Policy's Weak Foundations: Fighting the 'Bull Curve,' " The Nation, November 13, 1995, pp. 568-572.

"The Right-Wing Media Machine," special issue, Extra! (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), March/April 1995.

Conservative Right Framing of Issues

Books & Reports

Clarence Y. H. Lo and Michael Schwartz, eds., Social Policy and the Conservative Agenda, (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1998).

To Reclaim a Legacy of Diversity: Analyzing the `Political Correctness' Debates in Higher Education, (Washington, DC: National Council for Research on Women, 1993).

Susan Faludi, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women (New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1992).

Abby L. Ferber, White Man Falling: Race, Gender, and White Supremacy, (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998).

Clarence Y. H. Lo, Small Property Versus Big Government: Social Origins of the Property Tax Revolt, (Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1995).

Articles & Chapters & Chapters

Ellen Messer-Davidow, "Manufacturing the Attack on Liberalized Higher Education," Social Text, Fall 1993, pp. 40-80.

Ellen Messer-Davidow, "Who (Ac)Counts and How," MMLA (The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association), Spring 1994.

Chip Berlet, "Who's Mediating the Storm? Right-Wing Alternative Information Networks," in Linda Kintz & Julia Lesage, eds., Culture, Media, and the Religious Right (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998)

Christian Right

Christian Right-Introductory

Books & Reports

Sara Diamond, Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right, (New York: Guilford Press, 1998).

Sara Diamond, Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States, (New York: Guilford, 1995).

Linda Kintz & Julia Lesage, eds., Culture, Media, and the Religious Right, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998).

William Martin, With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America, (New York: Broadway Books, 1996).

Fred Clarkson, Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy, (Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1997).

James L. Guth, ed., The Bully Pulpit : The Politics of Protestant Clergy, Studies in Government and Public Policy Series, (Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1998).

Sara Diamond, Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian Right, (Boston: South End Press, 1989).

David Cantor, The Religious Right, (New York: Anti-Defamation League, 1994)

Dallas A. Blanchard, The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Rise of the Religious Right, (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994).

Women of the New Right. Klatch, Rebecca E. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1987).

Christian Right-General

Books & Reports

Linda Kintz, Between Jesus and the Market: The Emotions that Matter in Right-Wing America, (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997).

Albert J. Menendez, Visions of Reality: What Fundamentalist Schools Teach, (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1993).

Christian Smith, ed., Disruptive Religion: The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism, (New York: Routledge, 1997).

Didi Herman, The Antigay Agenda: Orthodox Vision and the Christian Right, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997).

George Marsden, Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism, (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1991).

Brenda E. Brasher, Fundamentalism and Female Power, (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998).

Bruce Barron, Heaven on Earth? The Social and Political Agendas of Dominion Theology, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervon, 1992).

John C. Green, Understanding the Christian Right, (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1996).

"The Political Activity of the Religious Right in the 1990's: A Critical Analysis," Pamphlet. Forman, Rabbi Lori. (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1994).

Paul Boyer, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture, (Cambridge, MA: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 1992).

Charles B. Strozier, Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America (Boston: Beacon Press, 1994).

Leo P. Ribuffo, The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Hard Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983).

Charles J. Tull, Father Coughlin and the New Deal, (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1965).

John C. Green, James L. Guth and Kevin Hill, Faith and Election: The Christian Right in Congressional Campaigns 1978-1988.

Dissident Right

Dissident Right-Introductory

Books & Reports

Kenneth S. Stern, A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996).

Michael Kazin, The Populist Persuasion: An American History. (New York: Basic Books, 1995).

Richard Hofstadter, The Paranoid Style in American Politics," in The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965).

David H. Bennett, The Party of Fear: The American Far Right from Nativism to the Militia Movement (Revised and Updated), (New York: Vintage Books, 1995 (1988).

Eric Ward, ed., American Armageddon: Religion, Revolution and the Right, (Seattle, Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment [Peanut Butter Publishing], 1998).

Eric Ward, ed., The Second Revolution: States Rights', Sovereignty, and Power of the County, (Seattle, Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment [Peanut Butter Publishing], 1997).

Eric Ward, ed., Conspiracies: Real Grievances, Paranoia, and Mass Movements, (Seattle, Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment [Peanut Butter Publishing], 1996).

Robert Crawford, S. L. Gardiner, Jonathan Mozzochi, and R. L. Taylor, The Northwest Imperative: Documenting a Decade Of Hate, (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, and, Seattle, WA: Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, 1994).

Chip Berlet, Right Woos Left: Populist Party, LaRouchian, and Other Neo- fascist Overtures to Progressives and Why They Must Be Rejected, report, revised edition, (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1994 (1991)).

Articles & Chapters

Chip Berlet, "The Violence of Right-Wing Populism," Peace Review, 7:3/4 (1995: Journals Oxford, Ltd.), 283-288.

Dissident Right-General

Books & Reports

David H. Bennett, The Party of Fear: The American Far Right from Nativism to the Militia Movement (Revised and Updated), (New York: Vintage Books, 1995 (1988).

Robert A. Schoenberger, ed., The American Right Wing: Readings in Political Behavior, (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969).

Articles & Chapters

Charles Jeffrey Kraft, A Preliminary Socio-Economic & State Demographic Profile of the John Birch Society, (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates (PRA), 1992).

Overviews of Populism

Books & Reports

Margaret Canovan, Populism (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981).

Michael Kazin, The Populist Persuasion: An American History. (New York: Basic Books, 1995).

US Populist Party - 1800s

Books & Reports

Lawrence Goodwyn, The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978).

Contemporary Populism

Allen D. Hertzke, Echoes of Discontent: Jesse Jackson, Pat Robertson, and the Resurgence of Populism, (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1993).

Donald I. Warren, The Radical Center: Middle Americans and the Politics of Alienation, (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1976).

Michael P. Federici, The Challenge of Populism: The Rise of Right-Wing Democratism in Postwar America, (New York: Praeger, 1991).

William H. Riker, Liberalism Against Populism: A Confrontation Between the Theory of Democracy and the Theory of Social Choice, (Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1988 {1982}).

Right-Wing Populism and Nativism

Books & Reports

Catherine McNicol Stock, Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain, (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996).

Richard Hofstadter, The Paranoid Style in American Politics," in The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965).

Seymour Martin Lipset and Earl Raab, The Politics of Unreason: Right-Wing Extremism in America, 1790-1970 (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970).

Ray Allen Billington, The Origins of Nativism in the United States 1800-1844 (New York: Arno Press Inc., 1974).

John Higham, Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism 1860-1925 (New York: Atheneum, 1972).

Alan Brinkley, Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1982).

Jonathan Mozzochi and L. Events Rhinegard, Rambo, Gnomes and the New World Order: The Emerging Politics of Populism, (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, 1991).

Chip Berlet, Right Woos Left: Populist Party, LaRouchian, and Other Neo- fascist Overtures to Progressives and Why They Must Be Rejected. (Revised). (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1994).

Clarence Y. H. Lo, Small Property Versus Big Government: Social Origins of the Property Tax Revolt, (Berkeley, CA: Univ. of California Press, 1995).

Articles & Chapters

Chip Berlet, "The Violence of Right-Wing Populism," Peace Review, 7:3/4 (1995: Journals Oxford, Ltd.), 283-288.

Tarso Luís Ramos, "Feint to the Left: The Growing Popularity of Populism," Portland Alliance, (Oregon), Dec. 1991, pp. 13, 18.

Mark Rupert, "Globalization and the Reconstruction of Common Sense in the US," in S. Gill and J. Mittelman, eds., Innovation and Transformation in International Studies, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Patriot and Militia Movements

Books & Reports

Kenneth S. Stern, A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996).

Jess Walter, Every Knee Shall Bow: The Truth and Tragedy of Ruby Ridge and the Randy Weaver Family, (New York: Regan Books, 1995).

Morris Dees (with James Corcoran), Gathering Storm: America's Militia Threat, (New York: HarperCollins, 1996).

Thomas Halpern and Brian Levin, The Limitis of Dissent: The Constitutional Status of Armed Civilian Militias, (Amherst, MA: Aletheia Press, 1996).

Richard Abanes, American Militias: Rebellion, Racism & Religion, (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996).

James Corcoran, Bitter Harvest: The Birth of Paramilitary Terrorism in the Heartland, (New York: Viking Penguin, 1995 (1990)).

Joel Dyer, Harvest of Rage: Why Oklahoma City is Only the Beginning, (New York: Westview, 1997).

James A. Aho, The Politics of Righteousness: Idaho Christian Patriotism, (Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1990).

Hamm, Apocalypse in Oklahoma: Waco and Ruby Ridge Revenged, (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997).

David A. Neiwert, In God's Country: The Patriot Movement and the Pacific Northwest, (Pullman, WA: Washington State University Press, 1999).

James William Gibson, Warrior Dreams: Paramilitary Culture in Post Viet Nam America, (New York: Hill & Wang, 1994).

Mary Rupert, "The Patriot Movement and the Roots of Fascism," in Susan Allen Nan, et. al. eds., Windows to Conflict Analysis and Resolution: Framing our Field, (Fairfax, VA: Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1997).

Kristen Rand, "Gun Shows in America: Tupperware® Parties for Criminals," Violence Policy Center, 1996.

Devin Burghart and Robert Crawford, Guns and Gavels: Common Law Courts, Militias & White Supremacy, (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, 1996).

Robert Crawford, S. L. Gardiner, Jonathan Mozzochi, and R. L. Taylor, The Northwest Imperative: Documenting a Decade Of Hate, (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, and, Seattle, WA: Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, 1994).

Waco & the Branch Davidians

Dick J. Reavis, The Ashes of Waco: An Investigation, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995).

Kenneth Samples, Erwin de Castro, Richard Abanes, & Robert Lyle, Prophets of the Apocalypse: David Koresh & Other American Messiahs, (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1994).

James D. Tabor and Eugene V. Gallagher, Why Waco? Cults and the Battle for Religious Freedom in America, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995).

Articles & Chapters

Daniel Junas, "Rise of the Citizen Militias: Angry White Guys with Guns," CovertAction Quarterly, spring 1995.

Chip Berlet & Matthew N. Lyons; "Militia Nation," The Progressive, June 1995, pp. 22-25.

Janet Biehl,"Militia Fever: The Fallacy of "Neither Left nor Right," Green Perspectives, A Social Ecology Publication, Number 37, April 1996.

Extreme Right

Extreme Right-Introductory

Books & Reports

Raphael S. Ezekiel, The Racist Mind: Portraits of American Neo-Nazis and Klansmen, (New York: Viking, 1995).

Betty A. Dobratz and Stephanie L. Shanks-Meile, "White Power, White Pride!" The White Separatist Movement in the United States, (New York, Twayne Publishers, 1997).

Philip Lamy, Millennium Rage: Survivalists, White Supremacists, and the Doomsday Prophecy, (New York: Plenum, 1996).

Michael Barkun, Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement, (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1994).

Leonard Zeskind, The "Christian Identity" Movement, (Atlanta, GA: Center for Democratic Renewal/Division of Church and Society, National Council of Churches, 1987).

James Ridgeway, Blood in the Face, (New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1990).

Wyn Craig Wade, The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America, (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1987).

David M. Chalmers, Hooded Americanism: The First Century of the Ku Klux Klan 1865-1965 (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965).

Extreme Right-General

Extreme Right Movements, Groups, and Individuals

Books & Reports

Raphael S. Ezekiel, The Racist Mind: Portraits of American Neo-Nazis and Klansmen, (New York: Viking, 1995).

Betty A. Dobratz and Stephanie L. Shanks-Meile, "White Power, White Pride!" The White Separatist Movement in the United States, (New York, Twayne Publishers, 1997).

Jeffrey Kaplan, Radical Religion in America: Millenarian Movements from the Far Right to the Children of Noah, (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1997).

Michael Barkun, Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement, (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1994).

Kathleen M. Blee, Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991).

Mark S. Hamm, American Skinheads: The Criminology and Control of Hate Crime, (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1994).

James Ridgeway, Blood in the Face (New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1990).

Leonard Zeskind, The "Christian Identity" Movement, (Atlanta, GA: Center for Democratic Renewal/Division of Church and Society, National Council of Churches, 1987).

Cheri Seymour, Committee of the States: Inside the Radical Right, (Mariposa, CA: Camden Place Communications, 1991.

Wyn Craig Wade, The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America, (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1987).

David M. Chalmers, Hooded Americanism: The First Century of the Ku Klux Klan 1865-1965 (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965).

Dennis King, Lyndon LaRouche and the New American Fascism, (New York: Doubleday, 1989).

Articles & Chapters

Betty A. Dobratz and Stephanie Shanks-Meile, "Conflict in the White Supremacist/Racialist Movement in the United States, International Journal of Group Tensions, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1995, pp. 57-75.

Populist Influences in Fascism and Nazism

Books & Reports

Peter Fritzsche, Rehearsals for Fascism: Populism and Political Mobilization in Weimar Germany. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990).

Martin A. Lee, The Beast Reawakens, (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1997).

Betty Dobratz, and Stephanie Shanks-Meile, "The Contemporary Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party: A Comparison to American Populism at the Turn of the Century," Humanity and Society (1988), pp. 20-50.

David Forgacs, ed., Rethinking Italian Fascism: Capitalism, Populism and Culture, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1986).

George Seldes, Sawdust Caesar: The Untold History of Mussolini and Fascism, (New York and London: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1935).

Articles & Chapters

Umberto Eco, "Ur-Fascism" [Eternal Fascism], New York Review of Books, June 22, 1995.

Kevin Phillips, "The Politics of Frustration," The New York Times Magazine, April 12, 1992.

Victor C. Ferkiss, "Populist Influences on American Fascism," Western Political Quarterly (1957), pp. 350-373.

Extreme Right - International

Books & Reports

Roger Eatwell and Noel O'Sullivan, eds. The Nature of the Right: American and European Politics and Political Thought Since 1789, (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989).

Amy Ansell, New Right, New Racism: Race and Reaction in the United States and Britain, (New York: NYU Press, 1997).

Anna Marie Smith, New Right Discourse on Race & Sexuality, (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1994).

Hans-Georg Betz, Radical Right-wing Populism in Western Europe, New York: St. Martins Press, 1994.

Luciano Cheles, Ronnie Ferguson, and Michalina Vaughan, eds. The Far Right in Western and Eastern Europe, 2nd edition, (New York: Longman Publishing, 1995 (1991)).

Janet Biehl & Peter Staudenmaier, Ecofascism: Lessons from the German Experience, (Edinburgh: AK Press, 1995).

Prejudice & Oppression

Prejudice & Oppression-Introductory

Books & Reports

Amy Ansell, New Right, New Racism: Race and Reaction in the United States and Britain, (New York: NYU Press, 1997).

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, The Anatomy of Prejudices, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996).

Lise Noël, Intolerance, A General Survey, (Montreal: McGill-Queen's Univeristy Press, 1994).

Joel L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg, & Aaron D. Greeson, III, eds., Measured Lies: The Bell Curve Examined, (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996).

Anna Marie Smith, New Right Discourse on Race & Sexuality, (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1994).

Editors of Sojourners Magazine, America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism, (Washington, DC: Sojourners, 1992).

Michael Novick, White Lies / White Power: The Fight Against White Supremacy and Reactionary Violence, (Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1995).

Douglas D. Rose, ed.,.The Emergence of David Duke and the Politics of Race. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992).

Audrey Smedley, Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993).

Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt, Hate Crimes: The Rising Tide of Bigotry and Bloodshed, (New York: Plenum Press, 1996).

Valerie Jenness and Kendal Broad, Hate Crimes: New Social Movements and the Politics of Violence, (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1997).

Norman Cohn, Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, (London: Serif, 1996 (1967)).

Frederic Cople Jaher, A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994).

Jerome A. Chanes, Antisemitism in America Today: Outspoken Experts Explode the Myths, (New York: Birch Lane Press/Carol Publishing, 1995).

Stephen O'Leary, Arguing the Apocalypse: A Theory of Millennial Rhetoric, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).

Robert Fuller, Naming the Antichrist: The History of an American Obsession, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).

Prejudice & Oppression-General

Racism

Amy Ansell, New Right, New Racism: Race and Reaction in the United States and Britain, (New York: NYU Press, 1997).

Anna Marie Smith, New Right Discourse on Race & Sexuality, (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1994).

Editors of Sojourners Magazine, America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism, (Washington, DC: Sojourners, 1992).

Michael Novick, White Lies / White Power: The Fight Against White Supremacy and Reactionary Violence, (Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1995).

Douglas D. Rose, ed.,.The Emergence of David Duke and the Politics of Race. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992).

Audrey Smedley, Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993).

Joel L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg, & Aaron D. Greeson, III, eds., Measured Lies: The Bell Curve Examined, (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996).

Ethnocentrism, Ethnoviolence, & Hate

Books & Reports

Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt, Hate Crimes: The Rising Tide of Bigotry and Bloodshed, (New York: Plenum Press, 1996).

Valerie Jenness and Kendal Broad, Hate Crimes: New Social Movements and the Politics of Violence, (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1997).

Paul A. Winters, Hate Crimes: Current Controversies Series, (San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1996).

Articles & Chapters

Devin Burghardt, "Cyberh@te: A Reappraisal," The Dignity Report (Coalition for Human Dignity), Fall, 1996, pp. 12-16.

Leslie Jorgensen, "AM Armies," pp. 20-22.

Larry Smith, "Hate Talk," p. 23, Extra! March/April 1995.

Ed Vulliamy, "Clinton Tackles the Mighty Right," The Observer (London) April 30, 1995, p. 16.

Steve Lipsher, "The Radical Right," The Denver Post, January 22, 1995, p. 1.

Antisemitism

Books & Reports

Norman Cohn, Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, (London: Serif, 1996 (1967)).

Jerome A. Chanes, Antisemitism in America Today: Outspoken Experts Explode the Myths, (New York: Birch Lane Press/Carol Publishing, 1995).

Po-chia Hsia, The Myth of Ritual Murder: Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988.

Heiko A. Oberman, The Roots of Anti-Semitism: In the Age of Renaissance and Reformation, (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984, translated by James I. Porter, (German edition 1981)).

Henry Charles Lea, The Inquisition of the Middle Ages, abridged, (New York: Macmillan, 1961),

Frederic Cople Jaher, A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994).

Leonard Dinnerstein, Anti-Semitism in America, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).

Lawrence L. Langer, Admitting the Holocaust: Collected Essays, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).

Demonization & Scapegoating

Books & Reports

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, The Anatomy of Prejudices, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996).

Lise Noël, Intolerance, A General Survey, (Montreal: McGill-Queen's Univeristy Press, 1994)

James A. Aho, This Thing of Darkness: A Sociology of the Enemy, (Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1994).

Robert S. Robins and Jerrold M. Post, M.D., Political Paranoia: The Psychopolitics of Hatred, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997).

René Girard, The Scapegoat, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986).

Gordon W. Allport, Nature of Prejudice, (Cambridge, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1954).

Sir James George Frazier, The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, Abridged, (New York: MacMillan, 1922).

Paul Caras, The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil, (New York: Gramercy/Random House, 1996 (1900)),

Elaine Pagels, The Origin of Satan, (New York: Vintage, 1996).

Peter Stanford, The Devil: A Biography, (New York: Henry Holt, 1996).

Holly Sklar, Chaos or Community: Seeking Solutions, Not Scapegoats for Bad Economics, (Boston: South End Press, 1995).

Mike A. Males The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on Adolescents; (Monroe, ME, Common Courage Press, 1996

Apocalyptic & Millennarian Dualism

Books & Reports

Paul Boyer, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture, (Cambridge, MA: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 1992).

Charles B. Strozier, Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America (Boston: Beacon Press, 1994).

Stephen O'Leary, Arguing the Apocalypse: A Theory of Millennial Rhetoric, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).

Robert Fuller, Naming the Antichrist: The History of an American Obsession, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).

Philip Lamy, Millennium Rage: Survivalists, White Supremacists, and the Doomsday Prophecy, (New York: Plenum, 1996).

Gregory S. Camp, Selling Fear: Conspiracy Theories and End-Times Paranoia, (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1997).

Lee Quinby, Anti-Apocalypse: Exercise in Geneological Criticism, (Minneapolis: Univ. of MN Press, 1994).

Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer, eds., Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem: Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements, (New York: Routledge, 1997).

Norman Cohn, The Pursuit of the Millennium, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1970 (1957).

Norman Cohn, Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993).

Charles B. Strozier and Michael Flynn, The Year 2000: Esssays on the End, (New York: NYU Press, 1997).

Richard K. Fenn, The End of Time: Religion, Ritual, and the Forging of the Soul, (Cleveland, Pilgrim Press, 1997).

Damian. Thompson, The End Of Time: Faith And Fear In The Shadow Of The Millennium. (Great Britain: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996).

Conspiracism

Books & Reports

Mark Fenster, Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture, Minneapolis, MN: Univ. of Minnestoa Press, 1999).

Richard Hofstadter, The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965).

David Brion Davis, ed., The Fear of Conspiracy: Images of Un-American Subversion from the Revolution to the Present (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1971).

Richard O. Curry and Thomas M. Brown, eds., Conspiracy: The Fear of Subversion in American History, (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972).

George Johnson, Architects of Fear: Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia in American Politics (Los Angeles: Tarcher/Houghton Mifflin, 1983).

Frank P. Mintz, The Liberty Lobby and the American Right: Race, Conspiracy, and Culture (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1985).

Eric Ward, ed., Conspiracies: Real Grievances, Paranoia, and Mass Movements, (Seattle, Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment [Peanut Butter Publishing], 1996).

Jonathan Mozzochi and L. Events Rhinegard, Rambo, Gnomes and the New World Order: The Emerging Politics of Populism, (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, 1991)

Daniel Pipes, Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where it Comes From, (New York: The Free Press, 1997).

Daniel Pipes, The Hidden Hand: Middle East Fears of Conspiracy, (New York: St. Martins, 1998).

Patricia A. Turner, I Heard it Through the Grapevine, Rumor in African-American Culture, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993).

Robert S. Robins and Jerrold M. Post, M.D., Political Paranoia: The Psychopolitics of Hatred, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997).

Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, (New York: Random House, 1996).

Eli Sagan, The Honey and the Hemlock: Democracy and Paranoia in Ancient Athens and Modern America, (New York: Basic Books, 1991).

Chip Berlet, Right Woos Left: Populist Party, LaRouchian, and Other Neo- fascist Overtures to Progressives and Why They Must Be Rejected, report, revised edition, (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1994 (1991)).

Articles & Chapters

Chip Berlet, "The Violence of Right-Wing Populism," Peace Review, 7:3/4 (1995: Journals Oxford, Ltd.), 283-288.

Chip Berlet, The Increasing Popularity of Right Wing Conspiracy Theories: Allegations of a Freemason Conspiracy and Other Scapegoating Conspiracist Theories Within the Catholic Right, Protestant Right, Anti-Abortion Movement, Patriot Movement, and Armed Militia Movement-Including a discussion of statements by John C. Salvi, 3d. revised, (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1996). Portions originally appeared in _______, "Clinic Violence, The Religious Right, Scapegoating, Armed Militias, & the Freemason Conspiracy," The Body Politic, in two parts, Vol. 5, No. 2 February 1995, and Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1995.

Michael Kelly, "The Road to Paranoia," The New Yorker, June 19, 1995, pp. 60-70.

Michael Albert, "Conspiracy?...Not!," Venting Spleen column, Z Magazine, Jan., 1992, pp. 17-19;

Michael Albert, "Conspiracy?...Not, Again," Venting Spleen column, Z Magazine, May,. 1992, pp. 86-88.

Marc Cooper, "The Paranoid Style,"The Nation, April 10, 1995, pp. 486-492.

William H. Freivogel, "Talking Tough On 300 Radio Stations, Chuck Harder's Show Airs Conspiracy Theories," St. Louis Post Dispatch, May 10, 1995, p. 5B.

Key Right-Wing Conspiracist Texts

Books & Reports

Abbé Augustin Barruel, Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism, second edition revised and corrected, English translation by Robert Clifford, reprinted in one volume, (Fraser, MI: Real-View-Books, 1995 (1797-98)).

John Robison, Proofs of a Conspiracy--against All the Religions and Governments of Europe, carried on in the secret meetings of Freemasons, Illuminati and Reading Societies, fourth edition with postscript, (Boston: Western Islands, 1967 (1798))

Reference Shelf

Reference Shelf-Introductory

Books & Reports

David Walls, The Activists Almanac: The Concerned Citizen's Guide to the Leading Advocacy Organizations in America, (New York: Fireside/Simon & Schuster 1993).

A Right Wing and a Prayer: The Religious Right and Your Public Schools, (Washington, DC: People for the American Way, 1997).

Hostile Climate: A State by State Report on Anti-Gay Activity, (Washington, DC: People for the American Way, 1997).

Steve Askin, A New Rite: Conservative Catholic Organizations and Their Allies, (Washington, D.C.: Catholics for Free Choice, 1994)

Extremism on the Right: A Handbook, Anti Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, updated periodically).

The Northwest Imperative: Documenting a Decade Of Hate, Robert Crawford, S. L. Gardiner, Jonathan Mozzochi, and R. L. Taylor. (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity; and Seattle, WA: Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, 1994).

Dennis King, Get the Facts on Anyone. 2nd edition, (New York: Macmillan, 1995).

Guides to Challenging the Right

Books & Reports

Chip Berlet, ed., Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash, (Boston, South End Press, 1995).

Uncovering the Right on Campus: A Guide to Resisting Conservative Attacks on Equality and Social Justice, (Cambridge, MA: Center for Campus Organizing, 1997).

Holly Sklar, Chaos or Community: Seeking Solutions, Not Scapegoats for Bad Economics, (Boston: South End Press, 1995);

When Hate Groups Come to Town: A Handbook of Effective Community Responses. Center for Democratic Renewal. (Atlanta, GA: Center for Democratic Renewal, 1992). (404) 221-0025.

Felice N. Schwartz and Suzanne K. Levine, The Armchair Activist: Simple Yet Powerful Ways to Fight the Radical Right, (New York: Riverhead Books, 1996).

"Religion in the Public Schools: A Joint Statement of Current Law," Pamphlet. (New York: Joint Committee, 1995). Available by writing "Religion in the Public Schools," 15 East 84th Street, Suite 501, New York, NY 10028.

How to Win: A Practical Guide to Defeating the Radical Right in Your Community, Radical Right Task Force (Washington, DC: Radical Right Task Force, 1994).

Sarah Crary Gregory, and Scot Nakagawa, eds., Fight the Right, (Washington, DC: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 1993).

Frederick Clarkson and Skipp Porteous. Challenging the Christian Right: The Activists Handbook, (Great Barrington, MA: Institute for First Amendment Studies, 1993).

Useful Resources from the Right

Books & Reports

Derk Arend Wilcox, The Right Guide, (Ann Arbor: Economics America, updated periodically.).

Derk Arend Wilcox, The Left Guide, (Ann Arbor: Economics America, updated periodically.).

Thomas C. Atwood, ed., Guide to Public Policy Experts, (Washington, DC: Heritage Foundation, updated periodically.).

Scholarly Concepts and Theories

Concepts and Theories-Introductory

Books & Reports

Norberto Bobbio, Left & Right: The Significance of Political Distinction, translated, (Chicago, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1996 (original Italian edition 1994)).

Roger Eatwell and Noel O'Sullivan, eds. The Nature of the Right: American and European Politics and Political Thought Since 1789, (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989).

G. William Domhoff, Who Rules America Now: A View for the `80's, (New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1986, (1983)).

Aldon D. Morris and Carol McClung Mueller, eds., Frontiers in Social Movement Theory, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992).

Sidney Tarrow, Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action and Politics, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994).

John Lofland, Social Movement Organizations: Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities, (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1996).

Steven M. Buechler and F. Kurt Cylke, Jr., eds., Social Movements: Perspectives and Issues, (Mountain View, CA: Mayfield, 1997).

Doug McAdam, John D. McCarthy, Mayer N. Zald, Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Political Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Cultural Framings, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Concepts and Theories-General

This section was created in part by reviewing bibliographies and footenotes from Bert Klandermans, Betty A. Dobratz, Stephanie L. Shanks-Meile, John C. Green, Sara Diamond, Jerome L. Himmelstein, James Danky, and John Cherney.

Theoretical Overviews

Books & Reports

Norberto Bobbio, Left & Right: The Significance of Political Distinction, translated, (Chicago, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1996 (original Italian edition 1994)).

Roger Eatwell and Noel O'Sullivan, eds. The Nature of the Right: American and European Politics and Political Thought Since 1789, (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989).

Overview of Debate over Analyzing the Right

Books & Reports

William B. Hixson, Jr., Search for the American Right Wing: An Analysis of the Social Science Record, 1955-1987, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992).

Promoting Countersubversion Theory

Books & Reports

William R. Kintner, The Front Is Everywhere, (Norman, OK: University Of Oklahoma Press, 1950).

J. Edgar Hoover, Communist Target--Youth: Communist Infiltration and Agitation Tactics, (Washington, DC: House Committee on Un-American Activities, US Government Printing Office, 1960).

J. Edgar Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover On Communism, (New York: Paperback Library, 1970).

Alan Stang, It's Very Simple: The True Story of Civil Rights, (Boston and Los Angeles: Western Islands, 1965).

Blair Coan, The Red Web: 1921 1924, (Boston and Los Angeles: Western Islands, 1969).

Burnham, The Web of Subversion, (Boston and Los Angeles: Western Islands, 1965).

Promoting Centrist/Extremist Theory

Books & Reports

Daniel Bell, ed., The Radical Right: The New American Right Expanded And Updated, (Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company, Inc. , 1964).

Seymour Martin Lipset and Earl Raab, The Politics of Unreason: Right-Wing Extremism in America, 1790-1970 (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970).

Richard Hofstadter," The Paranoid Style in American Politics," in The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965).

Richard Hofstadter, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963).

Richard Hofstadter, The Age of Reform: From Bryan to F. D. R. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. , Random House, Inc., 1955).

Arnold Forster and Benjamin R. Epstein, Danger on the Right. (New York: Random House, 1964).

Criticism of Centrist/Extremist Theory

Books & Reports

Michael Rogin, The Intellectuals And McCarthy: The Radical Specter (Cambridge: The M. I. T. Press, 1967), especially, pp. 261-282.

Richard O. Curry And Thomas M. Brown, Eds.," Introduction," Conspiracy: The Fear Of Subversion In American History, (New York: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, 1972), especially, pp. xii-xi.

Leo P. Ribuffo, The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Far Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983), especially, pp. 237-257.

Margaret Canovan, Populism (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981), especially, pp. 46-51, 179-190.

Jerome L. Himmelstein, To The Right: The Transformation Of American Conservatism, (Berkeley: Univ. Of California Press, 1990), especially, pp. 1-5, 72-76, 152-164.

Sara Diamond, Roads To Dominion: Right-Wing Movements And Political Power In The United States (New York: The Guilford Press, 1995), especially, pp. 5-6, 40-41.

Michael Kazin, The Populist Persuasion: An American History. (New York: Basic Books, 1995). especially, pp. 190-193.

Robert A. Schoenberger, ed., The American Right Wing: Readings in Political Behavior, (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969).

Charles Jeffrey Kraft, A Preliminary Socio-Economic & State Demographic Profile of the John Birch Society, (Cambridge, MA: PRA, 1992).

Betty A. Dobratz and Stephanie Shanks-Meile, "White Power, White Pride!" The White Separatist Movement in the United States, (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1997).

Complex Social Movement Theories

Books & Reports

Aldon D. Morris and Carol McClung Mueller, eds., Frontiers in Social Movement Theory, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992).

Sidney Tarrow, Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action and Politics, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994).

John Lofland, Social Movement Organizations: Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities, (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1996).

Steven M. Buechler and F. Kurt Cylke, Jr., eds., Social Movements: Perspectives and Issues, (Mountain View, CA: Mayfield, 1997).

Carl Boggs, Social Movements and Political Power: Emerging Forms of Radicalism in the West, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986).

Hank Johnston and Bert Klandermans, eds., Social Movements and Culture (Social Movements, Protest, and Contention, Vol 4), (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

J. Craig Jenkins and Bert Klandermans, eds., The Politics of Social Protest: Comparative Perspectives on States and Social Movements (Social Movements, Protest, and Contention, V. 3), (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

Bert Klandermans, The Social Psychology of Protest, (New York: Blackwell, 1997).

Donatella Della Porta., volume ed.; Bert Klandermans, series ed. "Social Movements and Violence: Participation in Underground Organizations," International Social Movement Research, Vol 4.; (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1992)

Klandermans, Bert, Hanspeter Kriesi and Sidney Tarrow (eds) "From structure to action; Comparing Movements Across Cultures," International Social Movement Research, Vol.1 (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1988).

Power Structure Research

Books & Reports

Wright Mills, The Power Elite, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1956).

G. William Domhoff, The Powers That Be: Processes of Ruling Class Domination in America, (New York: Vintage Books, 1979, (1978)).

Domhoff, Who Rules America Now: A View for the `80's, (New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1986, (1983)).

Holly Sklar, ed., Trilateralism: The Trilateral Commission and Elite Planning for World Management, (Boston: South End Press, 1980).

Sklar, Reagan, Trilateralism and the Neoliberals: Containment and Intervention in the 1980s, (Boston: South End Press (Pamphlet No. 4), 1986).

Political Repression, Intelligence, & Surveillance Abuse

A more extensive bibliography is available from PRA

Books & Reports

Frank J. Donner, The Age of Surveillance: The Aims and Methods of America's Political Intelligence System, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980).

Kenneth O'Reilly, Hoover and the Unamericans: The FBI, HUAC and the Red Menace, (Philadelphia, Pa: Temple University Press, 1983).

Athan G. Theoharis and John Stuart Cox, The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988).

Ward Churchill & Jim Vander Wall. Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars Against the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement, (Boston: South End Press, 1988).

Kenneth O'Reilly, `Racial Matters:' The FBI's Secret File on Black America, 1960-1972, (New York: Free Press, 1988).

Ward Churchill & Jim Vander Wall. COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States, (Boston: South End Press, 1989).

Brian Glick, War at Home: Covert Action Against U. S. Activists and What We Can Do About It, Boston: South End Press, 1989.

David Corn, Blond Ghost: Ted Shakely and the CIA's Crusades, (New York, Simon & Schuster, 1994. 509 pages, index, notes).

Eric Thomas Chester, Covert Network, Progressives, the International Rescue Committee, and the CIA, (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).

Jerome H. Skolnick and James J. Fyfe, Above the Law: Police and the Excessive Use of Force, (New York: The Free Press, 1993).

William Preston, Jr., Aliens and Dissenters: Federal Suppression of Radicals, 1903-1933, (New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1963).

Murray B. Levin, Political Hysteria in America-the Democratic Capacity for Repression, (New York: Basic Books, 1971).

Robert J. Goldstein, Political Repression in Modern America, 1870 to Present, 2nd edition, (Rochester VT: Schenkman Books, Inc., 1978).

Athan Theoharis, Spying on Americans: Political Surveillance from Hoover to the Huston Plan, (Philadelphia, Pa: Temple University Press, 1978).

Frank J. Donner, Protectors of Privilege: Red Squads and Police Repression in Urban America, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990).

Ross Gelbspan, Break-Ins, Death Threats and the FBI: The Covert War Against the Central America Movement, Boston: South End Press, 1991.

Joel Kovel, Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America, (New York, Basic Books, 1994).

Chip Berlet, Hunt for Red Menace: How Government Intelligence Agencies and Private Right-wing Countersubversion Groups Forge Ad Hoc Covert Spy Networks that Target Dissidents as Outlaws, (Somerville, MA: PRA, revised 1993 [first version 1987]).

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