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Extremist Manipulations of Apocalyptic Fears : A Case Study of de-Christianisation and Islamisation Discourses on the Romanian New Right Blog

@inproceedings{BabeBolyai2012ExtremistMO,
  title={Extremist Manipulations of Apocalyptic Fears : A Case Study of de-Christianisation and Islamisation Discourses on the Romanian New Right Blog},
  author={Babeş-Bolyai},
  year={2012}
}
This paper illustrates how extremist manipulations of collective and individual emotions can construct a world that is feared to come to an end. The case study of the blog of the Romanian New Right, blog.nouadreapta.org, has revealed discursively strong apocalyptic scenarios concerning Europe, through qualitative content analysis. The recurrent themes on the blog—the Islamisation and the de-Christianisation of Europe—signal the perception of an irreversible cultural process, never before… Expand

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