Explaining the emergence of the radical right in Spain and Portugal: salience, stigma and supply

  title={Explaining the emergence of the radical right in Spain and Portugal: salience, stigma and supply},
  author={Mariana S. Mendes and James Dennison},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={752 - 775}
Abstract Spain and Portugal have long been considered exceptions when it comes to the electoral success of radical right-wing parties in Europe. This scenario changed for both countries in 2019, with the extraordinary rise of Vox in Spain and the comparatively more modest election of one representative of Chega in Portugal. Their emergence – and the stark difference in the extents of their success – provides researchers with an ideal ‘edge-case’ and can be explained via a theoretical model that… Expand
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