‘Animals first!’ The rise of animal advocacy parties in the EU: a new party family

  title={‘Animals first!’ The rise of animal advocacy parties in the EU: a new party family},
  author={Marco Morini},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  pages={418 - 435}
  • Marco Morini
  • Published 5 February 2018
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Contemporary Politics
ABSTRACT ‘Euro Animal 7’ is the name given informally to 7 animal protection parties which represent voters in Cyprus, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. These parties contested in the 2014 European Parliament (EP) election and gained representation in Germany and the Netherlands. Animal advocacy parties are also represented in the national parliaments of Portugal and the Netherlands. Animal protection is an emergent issue in international politics and this… 
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