The soundtrack of neo-fascism: youth and music in the National Front

  title={The soundtrack of neo-fascism: youth and music in the National Front},
  author={Ryan Shaffer},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  pages={458 - 482}
  • Ryan Shaffer
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Sociology
  • Patterns of Prejudice
ABSTRACT Shaffer examines youth involvement in the National Front and the development of neo-fascist music as a conduit for its ideas. Using rare publications and interviews with National Front members, he argues that youth had a profound impact on post-war British fascism by influencing fascist ideology and tactics. Following challenges from the Anti-Nazi League and Rock Against Racism, the National Front started its own youth outreach programmes that reshaped neo-fascism and how neo-fascists… 
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