Lipset, Seymour Martin
September 1959
Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie;1959, Vol. 11, p401
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the term "fascism," providing a historical overview of the term's use with regard to extremism on a political level. Additionally, the role of socialist, conservative, and democratic political ideology is discussed and extreme cases of each political doctrine is evaluated. The author suggests that while communism is an extreme of the left and national socialism is an extreme of the right, fascism is an extreme of the "center" ideologies.


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