Michel Wieviorka

Michel Wieviorka is a Professor (Directeur d’études) at the École des Hautes Etudes en sciences Sociales (Paris) and president of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH). He presided over the International Sociological Association from 2006 to 2010. He is the author of Evil (Polity Press, 2013), The Lure of Anti-semitism (Brill, 2007), Violence: A New Approach (Sage, 2009), among other works.

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    Global terrorism as anti-movement
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    In an anti-movement can be found, in perverted fashion, those demands which a movement could have pursued – the call for justice, equality, dignity, respect and ultimately a brighter future.

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    The Front National’s new clothes
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    Last year, Marine Le Pen came third in the French presidential elections, following a campaign seeking to de-demonise the party and make it more attractive to a broader electorate. While it is arguable whether her strategy was entirely successful, the changes made may well have long-term consequences.

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