Inequality

2017 Nov 13
Headshot of Bart Bonikowski, Assistant Professor of Sociology.

The Mobilization of Resentment: Making Sense of Populism, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism in the United States and Europe

September 7, 2017

Scholarly and journalistic accounts of the recent successes of radical-right candidates and parties in Europe and the United States tend to conflate three phenomena: populism, nationalism, and authoritarianism. While all three are relevant features of contemporary politics, they are neither coterminous nor limited to the political right. This lack of analytical clarity has hindered explanations of the causes and consequences of radicalism on both sides of the Atlantic. In a new project that builds on his past empirical research, Bart Bonikowski draws analytical distinctions between populism, nationalism, and authoritarianism, theorizes their elective affinities, and examines their shifting prevalence over the past three decades, both in political discourse and public attitudes.... Read more about The Mobilization of Resentment: Making Sense of Populism, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism in the United States and Europe

2017 Sep 20

Cecilia Ridgeway: Thinking about hegemonic masculinity and femininity as a requirement for class position

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

Gender Inequality Workshop presentation by Cecilia Ridgeway, Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Stanford University.

 

Co-sponsored by the Cultural and Social Analysis Workshop

 

A light lunch will be served.

 

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2017 Sep 11

Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat: The Effect of Increased Income on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from the Marcellus Shale

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Allison Dining Room (Taubman Bldg-520)
Inequality and Social Policy Seminar presentation by Elizabeth Oltmans AnanatAssociate Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics, Duke University. Read more about Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat: The Effect of Increased Income on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from the Marcellus Shale

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