Jack Edmunds

History & Politics

My name is Jack Edmunds, and I have recently completed my BA (Honours) degree in Politics. I hope to work in a research and evaluation setting, particularly with a focus on both the public and third sectors. I have through both my degree and previous work experience analysed policy developments in both quantitative and qualitative methods.

This work covers an incredibly sensitive topic, and the views of the author do not reflect those of the subject matter.

I pride myself on my leadership, and I have been able to successfully manage people through respecting their individuality, no more evidently than through my work with Birmingham Unicorns CC, the second existing LGBTQ+ inclusive cricket side globally, where I am currently Vice Chair. I pride myself, as a result, as an excellent team-player, and have learnt to translate my teamwork skills from sporting environments to professional environments.

A crucial prism to view the success of the Far Right through is an ideational approach to immigration. Stereotypically, extreme right parties are able to gain support through presenting immigration as an attack on the national identity and thus the cultural fabric of the nation. This is very clearly applicable to the far right in both Britain and France; both parties have a commonality within their discourse where immigration is used to tackle societal issues cultural nationalism is pervasive within the electorate of the far right and provides evidence for where far right parties have been able to gain traction.

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History & Politics

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