Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars From 4Chan And Tumblr To Trump And The Alt-Right

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John Hunt Publishing, 7 jun. 2017 - 136 pagina's
Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet. On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo-reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to more mainstream manifestations such as the Trump-supporting gay libertarian Milo Yiannopolous. On the other side, a culture of struggle sessions and virtue signalling lurks behind a therapeutic language of trigger warnings and safe spaces. The feminist side of the online culture wars has its equally geeky subcultures right through to its mainstream expression. Kill All Normies explores some of the cultural genealogies and past parallels of these styles and subcultures, drawing from transgressive styles of 60s libertinism and conservative movements, to make the case for a rejection of the perpetual cultural turn.
 

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Paul_S - LibraryThing

Mental masturbation. The author clearly thinks this is an important topic, rather than a soon to be inconsequential curiosity. Beyond that it's factually incorrect, pretentious, badly edited and keeps mentioning Milo Yiannopoulos's "spectacularly" imploding career. Sounds personal. Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - arewenotben - LibraryThing

Excellent study of the alarming rise of the 'alt-right' movement treating the subject with the scholarly care and attention that it (unfortunately) deserves in respect to its influence on the current ... Volledige review lezen

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From Hope to Harambe
The online politics of transgression
Conservative culture wars from Buchanan
From Tumblr to the campus wars
Entering the manosphere
Basic bitches normies and
That joke isnt funny anymore the culture
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Over de auteur (2017)

Angela Nagle's work has appeared in the Baffler, Jacobin, Current Affairs, the Irish Times and many other journals. She's also the co-editor of Ireland Under Austerity from Manchester University Press.

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