Articles by Gefjon Off

September 28, 2022

🌊 The Swedish elections: takeaways for the study of illiberalism

Gefjon Off
The Swedish elections show that even the most liberal democracies are not immune to the rise of illiberal forces. Gefjon Off discusses the role of normalisation of the radical right, young men’s conservatism, and online mobilisation
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July 6, 2022

How conservatives react against feminist mobilisations and turn to the radical right

Gefjon Off
Evidence from Sweden shows that feminist mobilisations, such as #MeToo, can trigger a conservative backlash against gender equality and LGBTQI+ rights. This then fuels support for the radical right, argues Gefjon Off
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Gefjon Off
PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Gefjon’s dissertation explores backlash against feminism, and radical right support in Europe.

More broadly, her research interests include gender and politics, voting, grievances and cultural backlash.

In her research, she applies both quantitative and qualitative methods.

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She tweets @gefjonoff

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