White nationalism, armed culture and state violence in the age of Donald Trump

  title={White nationalism, armed culture and state violence in the age of Donald Trump},
  author={Henry A. Giroux},
  journal={Philosophy \& Social Criticism},
  pages={887 - 910}
  • Henry A. Giroux
  • Published 18 April 2017
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy & Social Criticism
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