Russophobia and Judophobia Backlash in Extremist Russian Nationalism, 1987-1990
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Political Science & Geography
Graduate Program in International studies
Philip S. Gillette
Mary Ann Tetreault
Patrick J. Rollins
Call Number for Print
Special Collections LD4331.I45M67
In the late 1980s the former Soviet Union witnessed an increase in Russian nationalist extremist activity. Russian nationalist extremism was a backlash against a perceived decline in Russian status and a re-evaluation of such basic concepts as what it means to be Russian. Two manifestations of this backlash were russophobia and judophobia.
This thesis employs concepts used by American sociologists Seymour Martin Lipset and Earl Raab in their study of right-wing extremist groups in the United States to gain new insight into the nature of Russian nationalist extremism. Primary sources used include the writings of important Russian nationalists including Igor Shafarevich and Valentin Rasputin.
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"Russophobia and Judophobia Backlash in Extremist Russian Nationalism, 1987-1990"
(1992). Master of Arts (MA), Thesis, Political Science & Geography, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/sd7f-cj54