Close to home : local ties and voting radical right in Europe / Jennifer Fitzgerald (University of Colorado, Boulder).
- Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
- Cambridge studies in public opinion and political psychology.
Cambridge studies in public opinion and political psychology
xvii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Political parties -- Europe.
Right-wing extremists -- Europe.
Radicalism -- Europe.
Political campaigns -- Europe.
Politics and government.
Europe -- Politics and government.
- "Elections in advanced democracies have become increasingly unpredictable in recent years. New political elites and former pariah parties are gaining popularity while traditional, mainstream parties and leaders lose support. Perhaps most notably, Europe is in the midst of its most tumultuous electoral era since the inter-war years. Unconventional parties with leftist, rightist, and ideologically ambiguous platforms attract voters in political contests across the continent. Vote shares of Europe's establishment parties such as left-leaning Social Democrats and right-leaning Christian Democrats are in precipitous decline in many countries. Election campaigns are increasingly confrontational, suggesting that the post-war commitment to political consensus among political parties has weakened. As challenger parties grow in popularity, they stand to further transform the nature of political competition and policy making. They also stand to alter political systems for decades to come as young generations enter a very different political environment than the one that ushered their elders into democratic citizenship"-- Provided by publisher.
- Electoral disorder, social change : an introduction
Theorizing localism and radical right support
Localism and radical right support in Europe
Who are the localists that support the radical right?
Neighborly ties, local autonomy, and SVP support in Switzerland
Local autonomy shifts, local cohesion, and Le Pen support in France
Local political salience and radical right party success in OECD countries
Place, change, status and politics : concluding considerations.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-242) and index.
- Other format:
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9781108383837 (PDF ebook)
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