Where to for the Radical Right in the European Parliament? The Rise and Fall of Transnational Political Cooperation

  title={Where to for the Radical Right in the European Parliament? The Rise and Fall of Transnational Political Cooperation},
  author={Nicholas Startin},
  journal={Perspectives on European Politics and Society},
  pages={429 - 449}
  • Nicholas Startin
  • Published 4 September 2009
  • Political Science
  • Perspectives on European Politics and Society
Abstract Amidst all the academic and media discussion in recent years of the causes and consequences of the rise in support for Radical Right parties (RRPs) in Europe, a related, but equally significant development, has generated less debate; namely the rise and fall in the European Parliament in 2007 of the trans-national Radical Right political group, Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty (ITS). Drawing on interviews with and a qualitative survey of former ITS members, as well as EP archival… 

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