A paradox of political modernity? The defeat of a popular majority by an active minority.

Journal title SOCIETÀ E STORIA
Author/s Luca Baldissara
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/160 Language Italian
Pages 10 P. 369-378 File size 102 KB
DOI 10.3280/SS2018-160007
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Why does a public opinion that appears to be largely neutralist have no influence on the government’s decision to go to war? There are many reasons, but there is no doubt that the intervening minorities are able to play in favour of entering the war thanks to the military methods applied to political mobilization.

Keywords: Political violence; Political mobilization; Political subversiveness.

Luca Baldissara, Un paradosso della modernità politica? La sconfitta di una maggioranza popolare per mano di una minoranza attiva in "SOCIETÀ E STORIA " 160/2018, pp 369-378, DOI: 10.3280/SS2018-160007