“Button-Down Terror”: The Metamorphosis of the Hate Movement

  title={“Button-Down Terror”: The Metamorphosis of the Hate Movement},
  author={B. Perry},
  journal={Sociological Focus},
  pages={113 - 131}
  • B. Perry
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Focus
  • Abstract This paper explores the extent to which the hate movement in the United States has taken on a new, modern face. The strength of the contemporary hate movement is grounded in its ability to repackage its message in ways that make it more palatable, and in its ability to exploit the points of intersection between itself and prevailing ideological canons. In short, the hate movement is attempting to move itself into the mainstream of United States culture and politics. I conclude by… CONTINUE READING
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