Fascism: The Ideology of the British National Party

@article{Copsey1994FascismTI,
  title={Fascism: The Ideology of the British National Party},
  author={Nigel Copsey},
  journal={Politics},
  year={1994},
  volume={14},
  pages={101 - 108}
}
  • N. Copsey
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Sociology
  • Politics
The revival in interest in the British far right as a result of recent localised growth in support for the British National Party (BNP) necessitates analysis of its political ideology and objectives. This article seeks to demonstrate that the BNP is virulently hostile to liberal democracy and that this hostility derives from its revolutionary, fascist agenda. The point that the BNP is a fascist organisation is significant and cannot be ignored. At the very least, it raises important questions… 
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