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

  title={Third Way decomposition and the rightward shift in Finnish and Swedish politics},
  author={M. Kuisma and M. Ryner},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  pages={325 - 342}
  • M. Kuisma, M. Ryner
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary Politics
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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