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Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be Thyself’ shall be written’: Ideology, connectivity and authenticity of the self in radical left social movements.

Chris Waugh

This article reconceptualizes ideology in social movement studies. ‘Ideology’ has become something of a watered-down term in the literature, and is frequently conflated with the similar (but distinct) concept of ‘frames’. Against this conflation, the article contends that radical ideologies are quests for authenticity of the self.



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