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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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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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Poor People’s Politics

Frances Fox Piven and Lorraine C. Minnite.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty

May 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Political Sociology. 11010 words.

This article examines how political action by poor people can influence public policy. It begins with a critique of theories about poverty policy development for the poor as well as the...

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Religion and the Radical Right

Michael Minkenberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology; Sociology of Religion. 11618 words.

Religion is on the rise again in the West and specifically “secular” Europe, mostly due to the influx of new religions via migration, new political conflicts, and the growing (re)assertion...

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