Essays about: "AfD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word AfD.

  1. 1. The politicisation of European integration in Eurosceptic election campaigns - A multi-level analysis of the German party Alternative für Deutschland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna-Lia Sophie Ohler; [2020]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This cross-sectional case study investigates patterns of politicisation in election campaigns of the German Eurosceptic party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) by means of a comparative multi-level analysis. It adds to the existing literature by examining the Eurosceptic elements of the party’s campaign communication across various decision-making levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neoliberal Capitalism and Migrant Engagement in Culturally Racist Parties : The Cases of the German AfD and the Swedish SD

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Kristin Witzel; [2020]
    Keywords : migrants; racism; cultural racism; Sweden Democrats; Alternative for Germany; re-spectability; belonging; identity; racialization; capitalism; neoliberalism;

    Abstract : During the last decades, culturally racist parties, like the Sweden Democrats (SD) and the Alterna-tive for Germany (AfD), have seen a rapid growth in popularity and are now represented in parliaments in almost all European countries. Although the majority of their voters are considered white, male, and working class, a growing number of people with a migration background started sup-porting parties of said political stream that frame migration as the biggest threat to society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ontological (In)Security and Gender - Anti-Feminism and Anti-Genderism in German Right-Wing Populism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Fabienne Wehrle; [2019]
    Keywords : anti-feminism; anti-genderism; right-wing populism; ontological security theory; frame analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Many of the right-wing populist forces currently on the rise across the world have anti-feminist and anti-genderist agendas and narratives. This thesis investigates such narratives from an ontological security perspective by conducting a frame analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political Campaign Strategies of the party Alternative for Germany : A qualitative Study of Posters for the 2017 Federal Election

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Annika Reitz; [2019]
    Keywords : Strategic political communication; ontological security; nationalism; framing theory; Alternative for Germany; Critical Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : During the past ten years, European politics experienced a rise of far right-wing parties because of intensified levels of insecurity among the public (Falasca & Grandien, 2017). These parties organize their political discourse around topics of nationalism and a strong opinion against immigration, the Euro and the European Union (Breeze, 2019; Häusler, 2018). READ MORE

  5. 5. Issue Competition in the 2017 German Federal Election Campaign : How did Right-Wing Populist Politicians of the AfD use Social Media to Navigate the Hybrid Media System?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Anna Scheibe; [2018]
    Keywords : Hybrid Media System; Issue Competition Theory; Populism; Political Communication; Facebook; Twitter; German Federal Election 2017;

    Abstract : A body of research has established the political relevance of Social Media (SM) platforms for populist parties, claiming that populist politicians utilize a ‘bypassing-strategy’. However, the rather reluctant employment of Facebook and Twitter by German citizens other than, for example, media professionals and politicians, raises questions of the utilization intention for public actors. READ MORE