Essays about: "electorate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word electorate.

  1. 1. The Dissatisfied Right:A Micro-Level Analysis of Political Dissatisfaction in Supporters of the Populist Radical Right in Rural East Germany

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Franziska Höhne; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : political dissatisfaction; populism; PRR; electorate; AfD; east Germany;

    Abstract : Contemporary election results of the populist radical right (PRR) reveal significant spatial variation of PRR support within countries. To a large extent, this variation is believed to be based on local and regional differences within the PRR’s electorate, which calls for the inclusion of micro-level analyses in our study of the PRR. 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. Why here and why now? A case study of the electoral success and failure of populist parties in Spain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elfva Barrio; [2021]
    Keywords : populism; ideational approach; demand-side factors; supply-side factors; Spain; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate what causes the electoral success of different subtypes of populism through the ideational approach. Through a case study of Spain, the thesis examines the demand-side and supply-side factors that, together, favour the emergence of populist parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. Puerto Rican Statehood and Republican Party Opposition : The Paradox Between the Official Republican Party Platform and Republican Party Representatives

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Clare Hamilton; [2021]
    Keywords : United States state-building; voting strategies; Republican Party; Puerto Rico; American conservativism;

    Abstract : In November 2020, Puerto Rico, currently a territory of the United States, held a referendum and the majority voted to become a state of the United States of America. Statehood is decided by the U.S. Congress in Washington, D. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Populist Strategy in Times of Distrust : A Comparative Analysis of the Populist Successes in Italy and Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Matti Welin; [2021]
    Keywords : Populism; Political Trust; Anti-Establishment; Voting Behavior; Sweden Democrats; Lega Nord; Five Star Movement;

    Abstract : This essay researches the link between populism and political trust by comparing the development of these two phenomena in Sweden and Italy. Populism is defined as a political strategy in which one appeals to the people and uses anti-establishment rhetoric. READ MORE