Skinhead culture: the ideologies, mythologies, religions and conspiracy theories of racist skinheads

@article{Pollard2016SkinheadCT,
  title={Skinhead culture: the ideologies, mythologies, religions and conspiracy theories of racist skinheads},
  author={John F. Pollard},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  year={2016},
  volume={50},
  pages={398 - 419}
}
  • J. Pollard
  • Published 19 October 2016
  • Sociology
  • Patterns of Prejudice
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