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Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe
  • Cas Mudde, DePauw University
As Europe enters a significant phase of re-integration of East and West, it faces an increasing problem with the rise of far-right political parties. Cas Mudde offers the first comprehensive and truly pan-European study of populist radical right parties in Europe. He focuses on the parties themselves, discussing them both as dependent and independent variables. Based upon a wealth of primary and secondary literature, this book offers critical and original insights into three major aspects of European populist radical right parties: concepts and classifications; themes and issues; and explanations for electoral failures and successes. It concludes with a discussion of the impact of radical right parties on European democracies, and vice versa, and offers suggestions for future research.
  • Radical Right,
  • Political Parties,
  • Europe
Publication Date
Cambridge University Press
Citation Information
Cas Mudde. Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe. Cambridge, UK(2007)
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