‘Murderers of the unborn’ and ‘sexual degenerates’: analysis of the ‘anti-gender’ discourse of the Catholic Church and the nationalist right in Poland

  title={‘Murderers of the unborn’ and ‘sexual degenerates’: analysis of the ‘anti-gender’ discourse of the Catholic Church and the nationalist right in Poland},
  author={Piotr Żuk and Paweł Żuk},
  journal={Critical Discourse Studies},
  pages={566 - 588}
  • P. Żuk, P. Żuk
  • Published 19 October 2020
  • Sociology
  • Critical Discourse Studies
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