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Abstract: This entry first provides an overview of the academic use of the concept of extremism over the last few decades, then discusses the difficulties with definitions, and finally offers suggesti…

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Pieter Nanninga, “Extremism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000304>
First published online: 2016

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