Surviving and thriving by becoming more ‘groupuscular’: the case of the Heritage Front

  title={Surviving and thriving by becoming more ‘groupuscular’: the case of the Heritage Front},
  author={B. Burstow},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  pages={415 - 428}
  • B. Burstow
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Patterns of Prejudice
Burstow explores the genus ‘radical-right groupuscule’ via a case study of the Canadian group known as the Heritage Front. She outlines and analyses three stages of the group’s history. Stage one, or ‘the heyday’, was characterized by a significant number of publications, a drive to recruit youth, meetings with leaders throughout Canada and the world, the organization of White Power concerts and militant fighting in the streets. In stage two the Front was far less active while also becoming… Expand
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