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Gender, Power, and Left Politics: From Feminization to “Feministization”

  • Jonathan Dean (a1) and Bice Maiguashca (a2)
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The research used in this article was funded by two research grants. These were, first, a British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grant, “Gendering Protest: A Gender Analysis of Contemporary Radical Activism in the UK” (SG121836) and, second, a Leverhulme Research Project Grant, “Exploring Left-Wing Populism in an Age of Anti-Politics” (RPG2015-252).

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