Political Religion Beyond Totalitarianism

Author(s): 
Augusteijn, Joost
Author(s): 
Dassen, Patrick G. C.
Author(s): 
Janse, Maartje J.
ISBN: 
9781137291714
Date published: 
January 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

The success of fascist and communist regimes has long been explained by their ability to turn political ideology into a type of religion. These innovative essays explore the notion that all forms of modern mass-politics, including democracies, need a form of sacralization to function.