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Charisma and the Radical Right

Roger Eatwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 8439 words.

Although the concept of “charismatic” leaders is commonplace in political discourse, many academics hold that the notion is vague and these leaders’ alleged appeal to voters untestable....

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Ecofeminism and Global Environmental Politics

Juliann Emmons Allison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Sociology. 10162 words.

Ecofeminism can be described as both an ecological philosophy and a social movement that draws on environmental studies, critiques of modernity and science, and feminist critical analyses...

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Explaining Electoral Support for the Radical Right

Kai Arzheimer.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 10608 words.

The literature on the radical right’s electorate offers a plethora of potential explanations as to why people vote for the radical right. This chapter organizes the presumptive causes of...

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Gender and the Radical Right

Hilde Coffé.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology; Gender and Sexuality. 5875 words.

This chapter discusses the claim that radical right parties are typically led and supported by men, and explores various aspects of gender bias as they relate to radical right parties and...

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Genetics and Politics

Adam Lockyer and Peter K. Hatemi.

in Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology, and Society

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 11988 words.

Social scientists most often seek to empirically validate something already observed. Genetics identifies the unobserved. It provides a starting point to identify developmental pathways to...

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Globalization, Cleavages, and the Radical Right

Simon Bornschier.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 13199 words.

This chapter underscores the merit of studying the emergence and growth of the radical right from a cleavage perspective, which sees party system change as rooted in large-scale...

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Historical Sociology

John M. Hobson, George Lawson and Justin Rosenberg.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 11536 words.

Over the past 20 years, historical sociology in international relations (HSIR) has contributed to a number of debates, ranging from examination of the origins of the modern states system to...

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How Politics and Institutions Shape Poverty and Inequality

David Brady, Agnes Blome and Hanna Kleider.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty

May 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Political Sociology. 10932 words.

This article explores the influence of politics and institutions on poverty and inequality. It first considers the general contention that poverty is shaped by the combination of power...

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The International Political Sociology of Empire

Alejandro Colás.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 11061 words.

There are two primary reasons why empires are central to our understanding of International Relations (IR). First, the empire has been replaced by juridically equal sovereign territorial...

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The International Political Sociology of Risk

Luis Lobo-Guerrero.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 11264 words.

Conceptions of “risk” have permeated different forms of governance in both developed and developing countries. Many scholars have theorized how societies, states, organizations, and...

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