Chicken suits and other aspects of situated credibility contests: explaining local trajectories of anti-minority activism

  title={Chicken suits and other aspects of situated credibility contests: explaining local trajectories of anti-minority activism},
  author={J. Busher and Gareth Harris and G. Macklin},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  pages={193 - 214}
ABSTRACT Why do some towns become focal points for anti-minority activism at particular moments in time, when other towns with similar socio-economic conditions do not? While policy practitioners charged with responding to such activity frequently ask this question, it has received less academic attention. Consequently, an adequate response falls between different strands of the academic literature on anti-minority politics. We explore this question through a comparative analysis of how and why… Expand


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