Essays about: "mainstream party strategy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words mainstream party strategy.

  1. 1. Far-Right Politicians, Alternative media & Twitter. A explanatory study on far-right politicians use of alternative media

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hugo Peterson; [2023-03-03]
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    Abstract : As alternative media and its dangers have become increasingly established in the last few years and got to the forefront of Swedish politics because of the planned murder of Sweden politician Annie Lööf, this study aims to look into if far-right politicians use alternative media in order to spread their message using the research question: Do politicians of the Swedish Democrats spread more alternative media on their social media accounts than politicians of the mainstream conservative Moderates? The result of this research question was a positive causality where Sweden democrats to a statistically significant degree do post more links to alternative media than moderates politicians meaning they most certainly do. The most interesting thing about this study may be that politicians with a higher position within the party, and thus should be most in the know with the potentially damaging aspects of alternative media, post the most. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. A right-wing populist party’s walkthrough into governmental cooperation : A comparative analysis, focused on the origins and historical development of right-wing populist parties in Scandinavia, as well as the evolution of relationships and cooperation between these parties and other national parties towards governmental collaborations.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Axel Lunden; [2023]
    Keywords : Politics; Cooperation; Comparative Politics; Convergence; Right-Wing Populism; Scandinavia; Politik; Samarbete; Komparativ politik; Konvergens; Högerpopulism; Skandinavien;

    Abstract : Following the 2022 Swedish general election, all three of the Scandinavian countries have had right-wing populist parties either within the government or in cooperation with one. This thesis will review the origins and developments of the major, national, right-wing populist parties in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. HOW NICHE PARTIES CAN CHANGE MAINSTREAM PARTY STRATEGIES A quantitative content analysis of local parties

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Andersson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Mainstream party; niche party; party strategy; saliency; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to analyse how niche parties influence mainstream parties’ strategies on the local level. The municipal election of Gothenburg 2018 is used as the case for the study. As material, the thesis used budget directives presented in the city council and opinion articles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Den strategiska maktkampen - En teoriprövande fallstudie av Socialdemokraternas och Moderaternas påverkan på Sverigedemokraternas elektorala framgång

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Jung; Anna Sander; [2020]
    Keywords : Bonnie Meguid; mainstream party; niche party; Manifesto Project Database; Socialdemokraterna; Moderaterna; Sverigedemokraterna.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to develop a further understanding of how mainstream parties and their strategy use can alter the electoral outcome of niche parties. This study centers on Sweden; the niche party in question is Sverigedemokraterna whereas the mainstream parties are Socialdemokraterna and Moderaterna. READ MORE