Angry White Men: Individual and Contextual Predictors of Support for the British National Party

  title={Angry White Men: Individual and Contextual Predictors of Support for the British National Party},
  author={R. Ford and M. Goodwin},
  journal={Political Studies},
  pages={1 - 25}
  • R. Ford, M. Goodwin
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Political Studies
  • The British National party (BNP) is the most successful extreme right party in Britain's electoral history and is the fastest growing political party in twenty-first century Britain. This article presents the first ever individual-level analysis of BNP supporters, utilising a survey data set uniquely compiled for this purpose. We find that support for the BNP is concentrated among older, less educated working-class men living in the declining industrial towns of the North and Midlands regions… CONTINUE READING

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