Essays about: "Radical right-wing populism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Radical right-wing populism.

  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. 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

  4. 4. Swedish Belief and Swedish Tradition : The Role of Religion in Sweden Democrat Nationalism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Tomas Stenbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Nation; Nationalism; Radical nationalism; Populism; Populist radical right; PRR; Right-wing populism; Politics; Legitimization; Legitimation; Belief; Tradition; Culture; Religion; Christianity; Church; Evangelical-Lutheranism; Lutheranism; Lutheran; The Church of Sweden; People; The people; Peoples; Folk; The folk; Swedes; Swedish; Swedishness; Sweden; Identity; Identification; Purity; Cultural purity; Neo-racism; New racism; Culture racism; Cultural racism; Political strategy; The Sweden Democrats; Nation; Nationalism; Radikalnationalism; Radikal nationalism; Populism; Högerpopulism; Politik; Legitimering; Tro; Tradition; Kultur; Religion; Kristendom; Kyrkan; Evangelisk- Luthersk; Luthersk; Lutherdom; Svenska kyrkan; Folk; Folket; Svenskar; Svensk; Svenskhet; Sverige; Identitet; Identifikation; Renhet; Kulturell renhet; Nyrasism; Ny rasism; Kulturrasism; Kulturell rasism; Politisk strategi; Sverigedemokraterna;

    Abstract : In the context of Western, European, Nordic, and Swedish radical nationalism, this study is an analysis of the various ways the political party the Sweden Democrats talks about religion; primarily about Swedish Evangelical-Lutheran Christianity and the Church of Sweden.   The study investigates the party expressions on religion and nationalism, using theoretical models of interpretation, constructed for this specific purpose, out of hermeneutic methodology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate action or climate scepticism? : A study on how Scandinavian populist radical right parties approaches the climate issue in their manifestos

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Joanna Toll; [2020]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing populism; Populist radical right parties; Scandinavia; Sweden Democrats; Danish People’s Party; Progress Party; climate measure; climate sceptics; climate scepticism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines and explains how the three Scandinavian populist radical right parties, the Sweden Democrats, the Danish People’s Party and the Progress Party approaches the climate issue in their latest manifesto, and how it has changed over a period of ten years. By means of a content analysis and categorisations of climate scepticism, climate omission and climate measures, this thesis finds explicit evidence of climate scepticism in the Progress Party whereas there is no such evidence for the Sweden Democrats and the Danish People’s Party completely omits the issue. READ MORE