By Roger Woods (auth.)
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In this process the struggle loses its initial hybris: its urge to engage in conﬂict born of a blend of naı¨veté and ignorance. Instead, it learns to live with its own permanence, its own lack of results and its own futility). Bauman thus views culture in Modernity as an exploring, questioning force that may be informed by a struggle to create order but may also demonstrate that there can be no end to this struggle. Hermann Glaser makes a similar case when he examines how the concept of ‘cultural authenticity’ acknowledges the fragility of one’s identity.
Territorial im ethnologischen Sinne, nämlich daß der territoriale Instinkt des Individuums in der Personalisierung eines Raumes besteht, innerhalb dessen es sich absichert, sich organisiert und sich eingewöhnt…. Menschlich im anthropologischen Sinne, nämlich, daß ein Individuum sich dann einer bestimmten Gruppe verpﬂichtet fühlt, wenn es sich mit Menschen, in denen es sich wiedererkennt, identiﬁzieren kann. 48 (Our rootedness is territorial, human and cultural. Territorial in the ethnological sense that the territorial instinct of the individ- From Cultural Hegemony to Cultural Pessimism 37 ual exists through the personalisation of the space within which he establishes his security, organises himself and settles down.
The New Right is a rewarding object of study not least because it presents a wide variety of related sources on major issues facing Germany today. If social scientists have used the more straightforwardly political sources in order to characterise the movement, it is the ambition of this study to probe the thought processes which feed into New Right attitudes by embracing and analysing a broader mix of sources. This ambition is informed not least by the long-running discussion about the ‘cultural turn’.
Germany’s New Right as Culture and Politics by Roger Woods (auth.)