| By Gale Staff |
The rise of polarized politics in Western democracies over the last decade calls for greater research into extremist and radical thinking. The Political Extremism and Radicalism series is one of the first, and most comprehensive, digitized collections to offer unprecedented access to rare and highly sort-after primary sources concerning a wide range of unorthodox political movements. Part I combines content on Far-Right and fascist movements, alongside significant coverage of radical Left groups, allowing researchers to access material from both sides and providing points for comparison. Part II narrows the series’ focus to hone in on the radical Right in America, especially white supremacist and nationalist groups, the study of which is important now more than ever, given current events.
Following the launch of Part II in March 2021, Booklist published a raving review of the whole Political Extremism and Radicalism series:
“An invaluable boon to college, graduate, and postgraduate coursework, Gale’s database sets a high academic standard for innovative research and analysis featuring diversity in political science, sociology, history, religion, and gender studies.” — Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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