Essays about: "Radical right-wing populism"

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  1. 1. The Swedish Political Mainstream in Crisis: In The Light of Radical Right-Wing Populism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Seirup; [2023]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing populism; mainstream party strategy; party competition; issue-ownership; immigration; social-investment policy; social-consumption policy; multiculturalism; PSO-theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The rise of radical right-wing populism in Western Europe has severely altered the political landscape during the last decade, and mainstream parties, from left to right, are struggling to employ strategies preventing voters from deserting to the radical right. In this thesis, I examine two mainstream parties in the context of Sweden, the Social Democratic party (S), and the Moderate party (M), to learn what strategies the parties have applied in the light of rising radical right-wing populism, relating to two issue-dimensions: the socio-cultural and the socio-economic. READ MORE

  2. 2. CLIMATE SCEPTICISM AND THE POPULIST RADICAL RIGHT : A case study of the Sweden Democrats

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Elinor Appelberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Climate Scepticism; Climate Policy; Sweden Democrats; Sweden; Populist Radical Right; Right Wing Populism; Climate Change.;

    Abstract : Literature on climate policy of political parties’ points to an emerging congruence between populist radical right parties and scepticism toward climate change and climate policy. This thesis explores this nexus via a case study of the Sweden Democrats (SD) climate policy over a period of twelve years (2010-2022). READ MORE

  3. 3. Protecting the Patria : A study on right-wing populism and environmental policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Enerud; [2023]
    Keywords : green patriotism; right-wing populism; populist radical right parties; environmen-tal protection expenditure; environmental policy outcomes;

    Abstract : The rise of right-wing populism has been identified as a major threat to multilateralism, and its negative consequences for climate policy have already materialised. However, its impacts on environmental policy have been less studied, especially so regarding policy outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The “threat from abroad” and the breaking of the Swedish “cordon sanitaire” : A critical discourse analysis of right-wing party-political, online communication in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Hugo Ekström; [2022]
    Keywords : Radical right populism; immigration; criminality; political communication; Facebook; normalization; discursive shifts; moral panic; imaginaries; borderline discourse;

    Abstract : In the last decade, we have witnessed a new stage in the mainstreaming and normalization pro­cess of populist radical right policies and ideas in the Western world. This has resulted in in­creasing politicization of issues related to immigration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fridays for Future - The unexpected case of populism?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hannah Svensson; [2022]
    Keywords : Populism;

    Abstract : The concept of populism has been criticised for being vague and unclear, still it is used to describe something powerful, namely fierce mobilisations of support. The media frequently produces headlines labelling actors as populist and political actors tend to frame their political opponents as such, but what is populism really? The populist title is frequently associated with actors such as radical right-wing parties and Donald Trump, however this study aims to investigate an unexpected case. READ MORE