The Extremism of Everyday Life: Fetishism as a Defense against Existential Uncertainty

Mark J. Landau, Zachary K. Rothschild, Daniel Sullivan

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3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExtremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages131-146
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781444331288
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 24 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cultural worldview
  • Existential uncertainty
  • Extremism, of everyday life
  • Fetishism
  • Fetishism and extremism
  • Fetishization of force
  • Military, police power
  • Nonexistential uncertainty
  • Personal uncertainty
  • Psychological defense

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

Cite this

Landau, M. J., Rothschild, Z. K., & Sullivan, D. (2011). The Extremism of Everyday Life: Fetishism as a Defense against Existential Uncertainty. In Extremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty (pp. 131-146). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444344073.ch8