Holocaust inversion in British politics : the case of David Ward

KLAFF, Lesley (2016). Holocaust inversion in British politics : the case of David Ward. In: WISTRICH, Robert S., (ed.) Anti-Judaism, Antisemitism, and Delegitimizing Israel. Studies in Antisemitism Series . University of Nebraska Press, 185-196.

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Abstract

This chapter presents a case study detailing and explaining the failure of the Liberal Democrat Party under the leadership of Nick Clegg to deal effectively with David Ward, MP for Bradford East, when he compared Israel's treatment of the Palestinians with Nazi Germany's treatment of the Jews. It considers why the Liberal Democrat Party could not, and for political reasons would not, recognise that such a comparison - known as 'Holocaust inversion' - is antisemitic.

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Additional Information: A review of the book can be found at http://www.momentummag.com/arkush-review-anti-judaism-wistrich/ The book is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Anti-Judaism-Antisemitism-Delegitimizing-israel-Studies/dp/0803296711
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Law and Criminology Research Group
Departments: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities > Law and Criminology
Depositing User: Lesley Klaff
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 10:40
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2018 22:25
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14589

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