By Sindre Bangstad

In past due July 2011, Norway used to be struck via the worst terror assaults in its background. In a fertilizer-bomb assault on executive Headquarters in Oslo and a one-hour-long taking pictures spree on the Labour get together formative years Camp at Utøya, seventy-seven humans, normally young children, have been killed through Anders Behring Breivik. via focusing on younger destiny social democratic leaders, his activities have been intended to guide to the downfall of Europe’s purportedly multiculturalist elites, therefore removal a drawback to his plans for an ethnic detoxing of Muslims from Europe.

In this hugely unique paintings, major Norwegian social anthropologist Sindre Bangstad unearths how Breivik's ideals weren't easily the results of a deranged brain, yet fairly they're the results of the political mainstreaming of pernicious racist and Islamophobic discourses. those rules, at present gaining universal foreign money, threaten equivalent rights to dignity, citizenship and democratic participation for minorities all through modern Europe.

An authoritative account of the Norwegian terror assaults and the neo-racist discourse that prompted them.

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