About Brigitte Beauzamy

openSecurity Editor: Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Among her latest publications: La créativité altermondialiste : discours, organisation, action directe, Lille, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion (2012) ; « Continuities of fascist discourses, discontinuities of extreme-right political actors? Overt and covert anti-Semitism in the contemporary French radical right”, in Ruth Wodak et John E.Richardson, Analysing Fascist Discourse: European Fascism in Talk and Text, London, Routledge (2012).

Articles by Brigitte Beauzamy

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Confronting militarist mindsets in Israeli society: interview with New Profile founding members

In an increasingly right-wing political environment, addressing the place of the military in Israeli society means going through the cracks rather than lobbying government. International connections help, but it's outreach, not funds, that count.

The security turn of French politics and the rejuvenation of the Front National

Has the increasing focus on security issues in French politics given an advantage to the radical right or the conservative right? The defeat of Nicolas Sarkozy indicates that the FN remains a length ahead in this domain.

The politics of interpreting Toulouse

The use of anti-Semitism as the main narrative for “Toulouse” led to an internationalising step in the depiction of these events, as commentators increasingly linked the attacks to the Israel/Palestine conflict. Comments then focused on the alleged responsibility of “Israel” or “Muslims” in Merah’s killings.

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