The populist politics of Euroscepticism in times of crisis: Comparative conclusions

@article{Pirro2018ThePP,
  title={The populist politics of Euroscepticism in times of crisis: Comparative conclusions},
  author={Andrea L. P. Pirro and Paul Taggart and Stijn van Kessel},
  journal={Politics},
  year={2018},
  volume={38},
  pages={378 - 390}
}
This article offers comparative findings of the nature of populist Euroscepticism in political parties in contemporary Europe in the face of the Great Recession, migrant crisis, and Brexit. Drawing on case studies included in the Special Issue on France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom, the article presents summary cross-national data on the positions of parties, the relative importance of the crisis, the framing of Euroscepticism, and the impact… Expand

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