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Chapitre D'ouvrage Année : 2017

Cultural Orientalization or Political Occidentalism ?


The Front National, which reached new heights in popularity in the first round of regional elections in December 2015, has developed a strategy, since 2010, around exposing Islamization, which it claims is inherent to multicultural society. Meanwhile, Islamophobia cannot be limited to members of the Front National, and it has certainly not replaced antisemitism. Unburdened from ideological partisanship, antisemitism has become a product of cultural consumption. The move to the political right in thinking about such questions has created a fragmented image of a French society in need of an authoritarian response. It has revitalized the fear of otherness in...
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hal-03125700 , version 1 (29-01-2021)



Nicolas Lebourg. Cultural Orientalization or Political Occidentalism ?. Nicolas Bancel; Pascal Blanchard; Dominic Thomas. The Colonial Legacy in France, Indiana University Press, pp.330-340, 2017, 978-0253026255. ⟨10.2307/j.ctt20060bg.31⟩. ⟨hal-03125700⟩
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