Researching the Far Right: Theory, Method and Practice

Stephen Ashe (Editor), Joel Busher (Editor), Graham Macklin (Editor), Aaron Winter (Editor)

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Abstract

Researching the Far Right brings together researchers from across the humanities and social sciences to provide much needed discussion about the methodological, ethical, political, personal, practical and professional issues and challenges that arise when researching far right parties, their electoral support, and far right protest movements.

Drawing on original research focussing mainly on Europe and North America over the last 30 years, this volume explores in detail the opportunities and challenges associated with using ethnographic, interview-based, quantitative and online research methods to study the far right. These reflections are set within a wider discussion of the evolution of far right studies from a variety of disciplinary viewpoints within the humanities or the social sciences, tracing the key developments and debates that shape the field today.

This volume will be essential reading for students and scholars with an interest in understanding the many manifestations of the far right and cognate movements today. It also offers insight and reflection that is likely to be valuable for a wider range of students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences who are carrying out work of an ethically, politically, personally, practically and professionally challenging nature.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages432
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781315304670
ISBN (Print)9781138219342, 9781138219335
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2020

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