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

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

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExtremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781444331288
StatePublished - Oct 24 2011


  • 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)

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