Europe as ideological resource: the case of the Rassemblement National

@article{Lorimer2020EuropeAI,
  title={Europe as ideological resource: the case of the Rassemblement National},
  author={Marta Lorimer},
  journal={Journal of European Public Policy},
  year={2020},
  volume={27},
  pages={1388 - 1405}
}
  • M. Lorimer
  • Published 27 April 2020
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Journal of European Public Policy
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