Essays about: "Sweden Democrats"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 essays containing the words Sweden Democrats.

  1. 1. Contact or threat? : A quantitative study on the effects of refugee reception on electoral support for right-wing populists in Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : immigration; refugees; right-wing populism; Sweden; Sweden Democrats; contact theory; economic threat; cultural threat;

    Abstract : This study investigates the connection between refugee reception in Swedish municipalities and support for the Swedish right-wing populist party, the Sweden Democrats. Using panel data of electoral support for the Sweden Democrats in the elections 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 and the number of refugees received per municipality in the years since the preceding election, I find a positive and significant association between support for the Sweden Democrats and number of refugees received. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mainstreaming the Sweden Democrats - mapping changes and continuities in party ideology 1989-2019 through discourse analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Mikaela Kriss; [2021]
    Keywords : radical right; Sweden Democrats; GAL-TAN; flexibility; normalisation; authoritarianism; trygghet; people’s home; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Much academic literature has explained the success of radical right parties across Europe in the last few decades through the increased importance of the sociocultural, conceptualised as the GAL-TAN, or libertarian-authoritarian, scale. The late rise of the Sweden Democrats, long considered an exception to the rule, as a successful radical right party, has attracted some academic interest and various explanations on what may have caused this sudden success. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Sweden Democrats and the issue of climate change -A study on the definition and legitimization of social realities in a globalized world with a specific focus on power relations

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Charlotta Enqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Sweden Democrats; far-right; right-wing populism; nationalism; climate change; power relations; definition; legitimization; globalization; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the constructed vision of social reality that the Sweden Democrats define and thus defend and legitimizes through their climate and environmental policy. With a focus on the power relations that are constitutive of the Sweden Democrats' definition of social reality, the intention is to clarify the Sweden Democrats' position on the issue of climate change and to make visible what underlies their actions concerning the ratification of the Paris Agreement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Northern-Southern populism in Europe : Political manifestos of the Finns Party, the Sweden Democrats, the League, and the National Rally, 2011-2018

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Heidi Kristina Arling; [2021]
    Keywords : Political Ideologies; European Populism; Elections; Manifestos;

    Abstract : For this study, I set out to examine the electoral manifestos of four European populist parties in national elections, in order to analyze the ideological similarities and differences between the Finns Party, the Sweden Democrats, the National Rally, and the League. Political manifestos represent authoritative statements on party policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thomas Hobbes' ideology and today's populist parties on the right

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Laura Conciatori; [2021]
    Keywords : State of war; natural status; Thomas Hobbes; Leviathan; populist parties; Sweden Democrats; Vox; Jobbik.;

    Abstract : Abstract: The purpose of this essay is to analyze how populist parties argue for state authority in a way that resembles Thomas Hobbes’s arguments in Leviathan. Moreover, the essay analyzes the characteristics of human nature studied by Thomas Hobbes connecting it to the importance of the National State. READ MORE