Third Way decomposition and the rightward shift in Finnish and Swedish politics

@article{Kuisma2012ThirdWD,
  title={Third Way decomposition and the rightward shift in Finnish and Swedish politics},
  author={Mikko Kuisma and Magnus Ryner},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={325 - 342}
}
Recent elections in Sweden and Finland are of note for contemporary politics. They confirm that the rightward shift in Nordic politics is not confined to Norway and Denmark but forms a more general trend. This includes increased appeal of both mainstream conservatives and populist radical right forces. This article contextualises this phenomenon within broader European developments. In accounting for the shift in question, the article stresses the cumulative effects of choices made by erstwhile… 
Running out of road? Dilemmas and issues for the British Labour Party and the Swedish Social Democratic Party in their search for a ‘modern’ welfare state narrative†
  • R. Page
  • Economics, History
    Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy
  • 2014
Following significant electoral defeats in 2010, both the British Labour Party and the Swedish Social Democratic Party (SAP) have been re-considering their approach to the welfare state. This article
Nordic social democrats: Still Europe's progressive vanguards?
In this paper, I consider the current situation in both historical and comparative context We could think about at least two broad dimensions that impact upon the future of Nordic Social Democratic
Annales B 471 Koivula DISS
The present study investigates the significance of political party preferences in Finland by drawing upon two perspectives. Firstly, the research engages in the tradition of economic sociology, as
Oscillating meanings of the Nordic model: ideas and the welfare state in Finland and Sweden
ABSTRACT The future of the Nordic model of welfare has been widely debated in the academic literature. Some argue that the Nordic model is not sustainable under the conditions of globalization, while
Rise of right-wing populism in the Europe of today – outlines of a socio- theoretical exploration
  • H. Bieling
  • Economics
    Culture, Practice & Europeanization
  • 2019
This article addresses the political economic and socio-cultural causes and driving forces of today’s right-wing populism. For this end, it draws on the concept of the “double movement” developed by
“Good” and “Bad” Immigrants: The Economic Nationalism of the True Finns’ Immigration Discourse
The populist radical right parties (PRRP) have received a considerable amount of interest in European politics during the past ten years. Their increasing popularity and electoral success has been
Doing Racism, Performing Femininity: Women in the Sweden Democrats
The article has two aims. The first is to illuminate the contributions of antiracist scholarship and feminist studies to an understanding of the upsurge of extreme-right-wing cultural racist parties
Risk perceptions across the current political spectrum in Finland: a study of party members
Abstract Political party member perceptions of risk continue to attract a great deal of attention in current public discourse and media coverage, yet little research exists in terms of a comparative
Ideological traces in plans for compact cities: Is neo-liberalism hegemonic?
The aim is to study how ideologies come through in urban regeneration plans. Neo-liberalism, participatory democracy and environmentalism are systems of ideas competing for the minds of citizens in
Why the left loses: The decline of the centre-left in comparative perspective.
Marjorie Mayo is Emeritus Professor of Community Development at Goldsmiths, University of London. Marjorie’s research interests include community education and development; community cohesion and
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 125 REFERENCES
Radical Right-wing Populism in Denmark and Sweden: Explaining Party System Change and Stability
This paper aims to present possible explanations as to why radical right-wing populist parties have been highly successful in Denmark but have largely failed in Sweden. It shows that Denmark and
An Obituary for the Third Way: The Financial Crisis and Social Democracy in Europe
Why has the financial crisis not served as an occasion for social democratic revival? It is because, with the ‘Third Way’, European social democracy became imbricated with the financial system in
Renegotiating the Swedish Social Democratic Settlement: From Pension Fund Socialism to Neoliberalization
Steering a middle course between the strong neoliberalization thesis and arguments that deny that neoliberalization has occurred, this article accounts for the complex and hybridic shift in Sweden
Nordic Welfare Capitalism in the Emerging Global Political Economy
The main objective of this chapter is to define and to explore the viability of the Nordic Models of welfare capitalism, with a particular focus on Sweden. These models were expressions of an
Explaining Workers' Support for Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe: Evidence from Austria, Belgium, France, Norway, and Switzerland
During the 1990s, the working class has become the core clientele of right-wing populist parties in Western Europe. This article empirically examines the motives of workers for supporting a
The Politics of Immigration: a new electoral dilemma for the right and the left?
The success of radical right, anti-immigrant political parties and the recent riots in France are only two of the more publicized examples of how volatile the issue of immigration has become across
Neoliberal European Governance and the Politics of Welfare State Retrenchment: A Critique of the New Malthusians
The history of European integration contains its share of social scientific theories, which although they have proven to be spurious have enjoyed significant prominence because of the
Capitalist Restructuring, Globalisation and the Third Way: Lessons from the Swedish Model
benefits. The initial  scheme collapsed because of private-sector corruption, while the New Deal has done nothing to address the rising inequality of wealth and income under New Labour.
The working class in welfare capitalism: Work, unions, and politics in Sweden
stituted the main arena of intellectual, social and political life." Granted, but what modern historian has argued otherwise? Even in our time of global interdependence most Americans remain
If you can't Beat them, Join them? Explaining Social Democratic Responses to the Challenge from the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe
Over the last three decades many Western European social democratic parties have been challenged by populist radical right parties. The growth and success of parties on the right flank of the party
...
1
2
3
4
5
...