Gender and women in the Front National discourse and policy: from 'mothers of the nation' to 'working mothers'?

  title={Gender and women in the Front National discourse and policy: from 'mothers of the nation' to 'working mothers'?},
  author={Francesca Scrinzi},
  journal={new formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics},
  pages={101 - 87}
  • Francesca Scrinzi
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • new formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics
Abstract:This article explores the gendered dimensions of the populist radical right discourse and policy by considering the Front national in France. The article shows how the Front national has progressively moved from a 'traditional' to a 'modern traditional' approach to issues of gender, women's work, and the family. The core of the Front national policy and ideology has remained stable over time, with regard to the interconnected issues of gender and of immigration. However, there is a… Expand
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