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1 Organized for Parliament ? Explaining the Electoral Success of Radical Right Parties in Post-Communist Europe

@inproceedings{Werkmann20161OF,
  title={1 Organized for Parliament ? Explaining the Electoral Success of Radical Right Parties in Post-Communist Europe},
  author={Caroline Werkmann},
  year={2016}
}
Over the last three decades a great deal of research has been carried out in an attempt to explain the electoral performance of radical right parties in Europe. Most approaches concentrate on demand side determinants and have some limitations. We compensated for these shortcomings and focus on the context of party competition and supply-side determinants (consistency of ideological discourse, functioning party propaganda, the continuity of leader in office, and strong party organization) to… Expand

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