Crime, unemployment, and xenophobia?

 Crime, unemployment, and xenophobia?
  author={Martin Steininger and Ralph Rotte},
  journal={Jahrbuch f{\"u}r Regionalwissenschaft},
AbstractThis paper investigates the consequences of immigration, crime and socio-economic depriviation for the performance of right-wing extremist and populist parties in the German city state of Hamburg between 1986 and 2005. The ecological determinants of voting for right-wing parties on district level are compared to those for mainstream and other protest parties. Parallels and differences in spatial characteristics between right-wing extremist and populist parties’ performance are… 

Ethnic Concentration and Extreme Right-Wing Voting Behavior in West Germany

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) and administrative data from 1996 to 2009, I investigate thequestion whether or not right-wing extremism of German residents is affected by the

Pushed to the Edge: Sub-National Variations in Extreme Right-Wing Support in Austria

Embracing populist rhetoric, an anti-immigration platform and the reversal of the Islamization of western societies, several European extreme right parties have attracted numerous votes over the past

The rising tide: Local structural determinants of the radical right-wing vote in Switzerland

The Swiss Peoples’ Party (SVP), as the strongest radical right-wing party in Western Europe, has garnered close to 29% of the vote in 2007 and nearly 27% in 2011. Interested in the immense local

Right-Wing Extremist Radicalization Processes: The Formers' Perspective 1

This study is based on the in-depth analysis of nine narrative interviews with seven former high ranking German right-wing extremists. Giving an intensive overview about the related academic

Structural Data on Immigration or Immigration Perceptions? What Accounts for the Electoral Success of the Radical Right in Europe?

Targeting immigrants as a threat to employment, security and cultural cohesion, the radical right has averaged 10 percent of the vote in elections. What drives this vote? Are voters affected by the

The success of radical right-wing parties in Western European regions – new challenging findings

Abstract This study tries to explain regional level variation in the far right-wing vote across more than 160 regions in 17 Western European countries from 1990 to 2013. With the help of a panel

The Securitization of the Syrian Refugee Crisis Through Political Party Discourses

The present study investigates major Turkish political party discourses about the Syrian refugees in Turkey based on parties’ manifestoes and pamphlets. The refugee problem increased nationalist

The Securitization of the Syrian Refugee Crisis Through Political Party Discourses

  • Recep Gulmez
  • Sociology, Political Science
    Journal of International Migration and Integration
  • 2018
The present study investigates major Turkish political party discourses about the Syrian refugees in Turkey based on parties’ manifestoes and pamphlets. The refugee problem increased nationalist

Ethnodoxy, national exceptionalism, and xenophobia: a case study of contemporary Russia

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to explore the way religious and ethno-national identities are conflated, and how such orientations are related to national exceptionalism and xenophobia. Using



The vulnerable populist right parties: No economic realignment fuelling their electoral success

Abstract.  The two occupational groups most likely to vote for populist right parties in Western Europe in the 1990s also disagree the most over issues relating to the economic dimension of politics.

Explaining Variation In The Success Of Extreme Right Parties In Western Europe

Methodological problems associated with selection bias and interaction effects have hindered the accumulation of systematic knowledge about the factors that explain cross-national variation in the

Populism on Difficult Terrain: The Right- and Left-Wing Challenger Parties in the Federal Republic of Germany

Right-wing populist parties in Germany were unable to benefit from the success of their counterparts in neighbouring Western European states from the mid-1980s. Despite this failure, there were

Extreme right-wing voting in Germany in a multilevel perspective: A rejoinder to Lubbers and Scheepers

.  In their article about individual and contextual characteristics of the German extreme right-wing vote in the 1990s, Lubbers and Scheepers (‘Individual and contextual characteristics of the German

A puzzling effect of unemployment: A reply to Dülmer and Klein

Dulmer and Klein’s comments on our article (see European Journal of Political Research 38: 63–94) fuels once more the discussion about the contextual effects of unemployment on the likelihood of

Stemmen op extreem-rechts in de Amsterdamse buurten

This article presents the results of a survey of 82 (combined) neighbourhoods in Amsterdam that assesses to what extent the presence of traditional family life among the original inhabitants and the

Extreme right-wing voting in Western Europe

In this study we explain extreme right-wing voting behaviour in the countries of the European Union and Norway from a micro and macro perspective. Using a multidisci- plinary multilevel approach, we

Old right or new right? The ideological positioning of parties of the far right

.  Since the 1980s, parties of the far right have increased their share of votes in many Western European nations, and some have even participated in governing coalitions. The ascendancy of far right

Locating the Altruistic Voter: Context, Egocentric Voting, and Support for the Conservative Party at the 1997 General Election in England and Wales

Egocentric economic voting models are widely used in studies of voting behaviour in Great Britain: they suggest that people whose standard of living has risen recently as a perceived consequence of

Conditions Favouring Parties of the Extreme Right in Western Europe

We examine the systemic conditions that have influenced the electoral success of parties of the extreme right in West European politics from 1970 through 1990. Empirical estimates based on 103