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The extreme right has consolidated its presence across Western Europe. This book presents a compilation of studies on the ideological meanings and political/partisan expressions of the extreme right, their post-war evolution, and the reasons behind the success and failure of various parties.

It highlights the rise of a new type of parties that are anti-system rather than neo-fascist. : Extreme Right Parties In Western Europe (Comparative Politics) (): Ignazi, Piero: BooksCited by:   Comparative Politics. Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe.

Piero Ignazi. Comparative Politics. Description. Recent election success across the continent strikingly demonstrates the endurance of the extreme right in Europe.

Piero Ignazi's volume provides the definitive account of this important political phenomenon. What is its significance. The number of Western European extreme right parties which had entered the national or European parliament had passed from 6 at the beginning of the s to 10 by the end of s, then arriving at 15 in the mids.

Their share of votes more than doubled by rising from per cent in the decade to per cent in   Finally, the book discusses in detail more recent trends within the West European extreme right and outlines a conceptual framework for explaining the success or failure of.

Extreme right parties in Western Europe. [Piero Ignazi] -- This text explores the extreme right in order to assess its ideological meaning and political expression. Beginning with a discussion of the usefulness of the left-right distinction, it deals with.

Get this from a library. Extreme right parties in Western Europe. [Piero Ignazi] -- "This book has three aims. First, it explores the extreme right in order to assess its ideological meaning and its political expression.

Beginning with a discussion of the meaning and usefulness of. The extreme right has consolidated its presence across Western Europe. This book presents a compilation of studies on the ideological meanings and political/partisan expressions of the extreme.

Book Description: Parties of the extreme right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe book uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes.

Finally, the book discusses in detail more recent trends within the West European extreme right and outlines a conceptual framework for explaining the development of this 'political family' and the success or failure of each political party.5/5(1).

Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe Piero Ignazi Comparative Politics. Powerful new explanation of one of the most important political phenomena in Western Europe; Comprehensive and detailed account ranging across the continent; An essential point of reference for all those working on political parties.

Book Description. Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies.

Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in recent years several radical right-wing populist parties have assumed office or. The Extreme Right in Western Europe is a concise introduction to one of the most persistent facets of late twentieth-century history, politics and society.

The legacy of the Nazi era and the. 'In this book, David Art takes on the challenge of explaining the development of radical right parties in eleven countries in Western Europe this is a well-written book that goes far in examining an important aspect of political party development through a set of parties that once were thought to be only a 'flash in the pan' but have persisted in a way that has often defied the expectations of political analysts across.

Book Review: Elisabeth Carter, The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure.

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Manchester: Manchester University Press and New York: Palgrave, £, xiv + pp. ISBN 0 1. Party Politics, Vol. 14, Issue. 2, p. Cited by: As well as offering a comprehensive analysis of the reasons behind the uneven electoral success of the West European parties of the extreme right, this book provides up-to-date information on all right-wing extremist parties that have contested elections at national level across Western Europe since the.

The Extreme Right in Western Europe is a concise introduction to one of the most persistent facets of late twentieth-century history, politics and society.

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The legacy of the Nazi era and the increasingly unacceptable face of extremism all militated against the success of far right-wing parties after World War Two.

"In this groundbreaking book, Mudde provides the first comprehensive analytical treatment of populist radical right parties in Europe, both west and key findings here, in that they go against the views of much of the literature, are that these parties are centrist and not right wing in their economics, and that their lack of appeal to women is driven largely by women's lower sense of political Cited by: The populist radical right constitutes the most successful party family in postwar Western Europe.

Many accounts in both academia and the media warn of the growing influence of populist radical right parties (PRRPs), the so‐called ‘verrechtsing’ (or right turn) of European politics, but few provide empirical evidence of lecture provides a first comprehensive analysis of the.

The Extreme Right in Western Europe is a concise introduction to one of the most persistent facets of late twentieth-century history, politics and society.

The legacy of the Nazi era and the increasingly unacceptable face of extremism all militated against the success of far right-wing parties 4/5(1).

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Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe. toned down their anti-establishment rhetoric and shed their extreme right reputations to attract more voters and/or become coalition partners.

This timely book answers these questions on the basis of both comparative research and a wide range of case studies, covering Austria, Belgium Cited by: The British-Swiss political scientist Elisabeth Carter wrote one of the most important books on radical right parties in Western Europe of the early s, which unfortunately has received too little attention.

It is an important contribution to the study of political parties in Western democracies." - William Safran, University of Colorado at Boulder"Michelle Hale Williams' book is an important contribution to the comparative study of the radical right in Europe, in particular of its impact on the political system.

Abstract. This article has two aims. The first attempts to define the ‘extreme right’political family. The three criteria adopted — spatial, historic‐ideological, attitudinal‐systemic — have led us to identify two types of the extreme right party.

One type comprises parties with a fascist imprint (old right‐wing parties); the other comprises recently‐born parties with no. /articlecomparative political studies / may golder / extreme right parties in western europe explaining variation in the. About this book Studies the new West European parties of the radical populist right, arguing that, in distancing themselves from the reactionary politics of the traditional extremist right, these parties have become a significant challenge to the established structure and politics of.

Far-right politics, also referred to as the extreme right or right-wing extremism, are politics further on the right of the left–right political spectrum than the standard political right, particularly in terms of extremist nationalism, nativist ideologies, and authoritarian tendencies.

Historically used to describe the experiences of fascism and Nazism, today far-right politics includes. Despite these many general warnings about the rise of extreme right parties (ERPs) in Eastern Europe very little empirical work has appeared on the subject.

Mudde's article provides an analytical tool which will help to further understanding of the extreme right in the region. This book provides state of the art research by leading experts on the movement parties of the radical right. It examines the theoretical implications and empirical relevance of these organizations, comparing movement parties in time and space in Europe and beyond.

below, are probably involved with the rise of the extreme right during the s in particular. Our purpose is to examine the systemic conditions that have fostered political movements on the extreme right in the current politics of Western Europe.

By the term extreme right, we refer to parties located at the right tail of left-right. Overview. Different parts of Europe have nationalist parties with various ideologies and goals. Most nationalist parties in Central and Western Europe are described as "right-wing populists".According to Thomas Klau of the European Council on Foreign Relations "as antisemitism was a unifying factor for far-right parties in the s, 20s and 30s, Islamophobia has become the unifying factor in.The left–right political spectrum is a system of classifying political positions, ideologies and parties based on issues of social equality and social addition to positions on the Left and on the Right, there are centrists or moderates who are not strongly aligned with either extreme.

And there are those who claim that the left-right political spectrum is simplistic, and who. Right-wing populism in western Europe: The impact of structural change, political institutions, and economic performance on party electoral fortunes in 16 nations.

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago.