BBC RADIO 4: Thinking Allowed

Press / Media: Research

Release date: 17/4/2017

Description

The winner of the British Sociological Association/Thinking Allowed Ethnography award 2017 is Hilary Pilkington, Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. She talks to Laurie Taylor about her study of the English Defence League. What beliefs and goals animate this right wing populist group? What ethnical issues are raised by studying the extreme Right? She's joined by the celebrated American sociologist, Arlie Hochschild, who took a similar journey to the white heartlands of the American Right.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

Media coverage

TitleThinking Allowed
Media name / outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/04/17
DescriptionThe winner of the British Sociological Association/Thinking Allowed Ethnography award 2017 is Hilary Pilkington, Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. She talks to Laurie Taylor about her study of the English Defence League. What beliefs and goals animate this right wing populist group? What ethnical issues are raised by studying the extreme Right? She's joined by the celebrated American sociologist, Arlie Hochschild, who took a similar journey to the white heartlands of the American Right.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ljfxg
PersonsHilary Pilkington

Keywords

  • EDL, English Defence League, Far right politics