From Identity Politics to the Identitarian Movement

  title={From Identity Politics to the Identitarian Movement},
  author={Karel {\vS}ima},
  journal={National Stereotyping, Identity Politics, European Crises},
  • Karel Šima
  • Published 11 May 2021
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • National Stereotyping, Identity Politics, European Crises
The motivation behind this contribution is to explain how the concept of identity got from the emancipatory context of identity politics to the conservative revolutionary context of nationalistic, xenophobic, far-right movements of the Generation Identity. On one hand the notion of identity was mobilised to challenge the dominant oppres-sive power relations by the marginal social groups based mainly on distinctiveness of ethnicity, race, gender etc. On the other hand, recent crises in Europe… 
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