First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the NF in the 1970s but also why.
1. The political background to the growth of the National Front and the development of the party from 1967 to 1982
2. Urban processes and the politics of racial exclusionism
3. Survey research, local histories and National Front sympathy
4. The structural and attitudinal characteristics of National Front sympathy
5. Economic position and National Front sympathy
6. Urban racist politics in England