White supremacy, white counter-revolutionary politics, and the rise of Donald Trump

  title={White supremacy, white counter-revolutionary politics, and the rise of Donald Trump},
  author={Joshua F. J. Inwood},
  journal={Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space},
  pages={579 - 596}
  • Joshua F. J. Inwood
  • Published 26 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space
To understand and contextualize Donald Trump's election as President of the United States, we must place his election in the context of a white counter-revolutionary politics that emerging from the specific geographic configurations of the US racial state. While academics and political commentators have correctly located the election of Trump in the context of white supremacy, I argue we need to coordinate our understanding of white supremacy and the electoral politics that fueled Trump's rise… 
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