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How Demagogues Spawn Systems of Oppression & Violence

PREJUDICE + POWER = OPPRESSION
(Prejudiced Beliefs + Discriminatory Acts + Power Structure Dominance = Societal Systems of Oppression)
A Formula to Help Unravel the Dynamics & Intersectionality of
Prejudice |  Privilege |  Supremacism |  Bigotry |  Denigration |  Discrimination |  Power |  Oppression
Dualism |  Scapegoating |  Demonization |  Conspiracism |  Dehumanization |  Demagoguery
Aggression |  Apocalyptic Aggression |  Segregation |  Ethnoviolence |  Slavery |  Expulsion |  Genocide

Bibliography: Religion and violence

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Anthony, D. and T. Robbins. 1996. Religious totalism, violence and exemplary dualism: Beyond the extrinsic model. In Millennialism and violence , ed. M. Barkun, 10–50. Cass Series on Political Violence. London: Frank Cass.

Anthony, Dick and Thomas Robbins. 1997. “Religious Totalism, Exemplary Dualism, and the Waco Tragedy.” In Robbins and Palmer, eds. 1997 , 261–284.

Armstrong, Karen. 2001. The Battle for God. New York: Ballantine Books.

Barkun, Michael. 1997. “Racist Apocalypse: Millennialism on the Far Right.” In The Year 2000: Essays on the End, ed. Charles B. Strozier and Michael Flynn, 190-205. New York: New York University Press.

Berlet, Chip. 2005. “When Alienation Turns Right: Populist Conspiracism, the Apocalyptic Style, and Neofascist Movements.” In Lauren Langman & Devorah Kalekin Fishman, (eds.), Trauma, Promise, and the Millennium: The Evolution of Alienation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Blee, Kathleen.. 1999. “Racist Activism and Apocalyptic/Millennial Thinking.” Journal of Millennial Studies 2:1. Retrieved July 4, 2004 (http://www.mille.org/publications/summer99/blee.PDF).

Gorenberg, Gershom. 2000. The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount. New York: The Free Press.

Griffin, Roger. 2004. “Introduction: God’s Counterfeiters? Investigating the Triad of Fascism, Totalitarianism and Political Religion.” Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions 5:291-325.

Juergensmeyer, Mark. 2000. Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence. Berkeley: University of California.

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

Rapoport, David C. 1993. "Comparing Militant Fundamentalist Movements and Groups," in Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby (eds.), Fundamentalisms and the State: Remaking Polities, Economies, and Militance, The Fundamentalism Project 3, pp. 429–461. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

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

Robbins, Thomas. 1997. “Religious Movements and Violence: A Friendly Critique of the Interpretive Approach.” Nova Religio 1:13-29.

Stern, Jessica. 1999. The Ultimate Terrorists. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Stern, Jessica. 2003. Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill. New York: Ecco/Harper Collins.

Wessinger, Catherine, ed. 2000. Millennialism, Persecution, and Violence: Historical Cases. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.





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