Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate by Alexandra Minna Stern

Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate

A critical exploration of the core ideas of the alt-right--necessary reading for all who seek to counter its appeal and expansion.From a loose movement that lurked in the shadows in the early 2000s, the alt-right has achieved a level of visibility that has allowed it to expand significantly through America's cultural, political, and digital landscapes. Yet it is also mercurial and shape-shifting, encompassing a spectrum of ideas and believers tha...

Details Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate

TitleProud Boys and the White Ethnostate
Release DateJul 16th, 2019
PublisherBeacon Press
GenrePolitics, Nonfiction, Race, North American Hi..., American History, Psychology

Reviews Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate

  • Peter Mcloughlin
    A study of Alt-right and its adjuncts of the Alt-light including the proud boys and their campaign to mainstream racist ideology and ethnonationalism and dream of an ethnostate. The movement has all the ingredients of far-right racist ideology that has been in America for a long time. Now stoking fears changing demography and fears of losing majority status it is working to change the culture which it sees as downstream of politics. It allies its...
  • Matt Fitz
    Set aside two other books to read this when my hold became available from the library as this seemed both timely and I had a time-restriction. I had a friend who I admire although we are political opposites and VERY different beliefs on race/gender, or as he likes to tell me - race cards and identity politics. Last week (before I had this book) he told me he was a "nationalist" and challenged me to find something wrong with that. I believe he was...
  • Katherine Coble
    This is one of those Current Events Sociology books that is useful if you haven’t necessarily followed the subject in real time. If you’re a reader who has been engaged elsewhere this book is a good overview to get you up to speed on who the alt-right are, what they believe and how those beliefs drive their styles of engagement. If you’ve been following along in real-time, however, there’s not a real need for you to read this. It’s more...
  • Michelle Nijhuis
    Very useful “emergency scholarship” - the context provided here could not be more timely.
  • Kathy Brosnan
    Careful analysis of important issues. Terrifying but essential reading.