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

  title={Skinhead culture: the ideologies, mythologies, religions and conspiracy theories of racist skinheads},
  author={John F. Pollard},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  pages={398 - 419}
  • J. Pollard
  • Published 19 October 2016
  • Sociology
  • Patterns of Prejudice
ABSTRACT Groups of racist skinheads now constitute a significant element of the global radical right. The British youth subculture of the late 1960s has thus been transformed into a worldwide social movement, the violent cutting-edge of white supremacist resistance to multiculturalism. Pollard examines the historical development of the racist skinhead phenomenon and, in particular, analyses the origins, nature and development of the ideas that inspire it: the foundational myth; ‘skinhead, a way… 
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