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If you can't Beat them, Join them? Explaining Social Democratic Responses to the Challenge from the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe
Over the last three decades many Western European social democratic parties have been challenged by populist radical right parties. The growth and success of parties on the right flank of the party
Political Extremism Predicts Belief in Conspiracy Theories
Historical records suggest that the political extremes—at both the “left” and the “right”—substantially endorsed conspiracy beliefs about other-minded groups. The present contribution empirically
A double-edged sword! The Dutch centre-right and the ‘foreigners issue’
We study the impact of the ‘foreigners issue’ on centre-right politics in the Netherlands. This issue concerns a complex of problems related to migration, asylum-seekers, nationalism,
Varieties of Euroscepticism and Populist Mobilization: Transforming Attitudes from Mild Euroscepticism to Harsh Eurocynicism
Eurosceptics may differ in intensity, and in their arguments for opposing the European Union (EU), by focusing their critiques on different political targets and/or aspects of Europeanization. The
The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics. National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement
1. Introduction - the Editors 2. Moral Regulation and the Disintegrating Canadian State - Barry D Adam 3. Gay and Lesbian Movements in the United States: Dilemmas of Identity, Diversity, and
A Good Sport?
Since the rise of a right-wing populist movement in 2002, the issue of the ‘unsuccessful’ integration of ethnic minorities is at the centre of Dutch public debate. The quest for promising social
The Effect of Voting Advice Applications on Political Knowledge and Vote Choice
Abstract In many countries with multiparty systems, a decline in class voting has increased volatility and the need for comprehensive information about the political landscape among voters. Voting
The malaise of the squeezed middle: Challenging the narrative of the ‘left behind’ Brexiter
The result of the referendum in the United Kingdom in 2016 to leave the European Union sparked much interest on the socio-economic characteristics of ‘Brexiters’. In this article, we challenge the
Does Extreme Political Ideology Predict Conspiracy Beliefs, Economic Evaluations and Political Trust? Evidence From Sweden
A large volume of academic research has demonstrated that individuals who profess radical political ideology, both left- and right-wing, tend to share similar underlying psychological patterns. By