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Still Men’s Parties? Gender and the Radical Right in Comparative Perspective. / Erzeel, Silvia; Rashkova, Ekaterina.

In: West European Politics, Vol. 40, No. 4, 04.07.2017, p. 812-820.

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Erzeel, Silvia ; Rashkova, Ekaterina. / Still Men’s Parties? Gender and the Radical Right in Comparative Perspective. In: West European Politics. 2017 ; Vol. 40, No. 4. pp. 812-820.

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