The John Birch Society: A Profile

  title={The John Birch Society: A Profile},
  author={Barbara S. Stone},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={184 - 197}
THE POLITICAL CONSERVATISM, especially the extreme conservatism, which has characterized much of the contemporary milieu has been an object of considerable interest for students concerned with theorizing about direct political action. American scholarship seems to have produced a fairly consistent image of the radical rightist. Socially, he tends to be an older, less well-educated individual; economically, he is usually a person of lower-income and occupational status. He is likely to belong to… 

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