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Populist Radical Right Voters in Contemporary Democracies in Western Europe: Operationalizing and Testing the Three-Dimensional Political Space hypotheses

  title={Populist Radical Right Voters in Contemporary Democracies in Western Europe: Operationalizing and Testing the Three-Dimensional Political Space hypotheses},
  author={L. Bj{\aa}nes{\o}y},
This thesis operationalizes and tests a new theoretical framework of how to map populist radical right voters in the political space. While such research has been dominated by two-dimensional frameworks, the framework of this thesis is three-dimensional as proposed by Kitschelt in recent work. To be able to operationalize the new three-dimensional framework the thesis is based on thorough review of both the dominant two-dimensional and the newer theories regarding political dimensions and the… Expand


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