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

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From the journal Open Cultural Studies


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.

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Received: 2018-12-25
Accepted: 2018-01-15
Published Online: 2019-05-13
Published in Print: 2019-01-01

© 2019 Paul Gilroy, published by De Gruyter Open

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