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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

on their foreheads.” 12 In 2016, the Alternative for Germany, or AfD, a German fascist political party, published a platform for one of its state elections in which it proposed that social assistance payments should be paid only to those who perform

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Thomas Just

. Accompanying this rise in antisemitic violence has been the rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD)—the first major far-right party to achieve national representation in the German Bundestag since reunification. While running on a platform of German

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Thomas Klikauer

The AFD—Background, Facts and Figures In September 2017 a new right-wing political party, called the Alternative for Germany or AfD entered Germany’s parliament with ninety-two MPs. 1 This is the first time that a right-populist party has gained

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Pegida in Parliament?

Explaining the Failure of Pegida in Austria

Farid Hafez

established role of a rrp . During the period investigated, the German rrp AfD (Alternative for Germany) was still a new party on the political scene. In contrast, the fpö grew out of the historical “third camp” (next to the conservative Christian and the

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The politics of affect

Perspectives on the rise of the far-right and right-wing populism in the West

Sindre Bangstad, Bjørn Enge Bertelsen, and Heiko Henkel

far-right party such as Alternative for Germany (AfD) has presented itself as pro-EU—if anti-euro. Furthermore, it goes without saying that the notion of Heimat, with which the CDU house sought to make available and to induce a certain affective

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Enacting Citizenship

A Case Study of a Syrian Refugee Protest in Germany

Lucia Volk

-immigrant Alternative for Germany Party (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD) was able to obtain seats in the NRW state parliament after the elections of 2017, which coincided with the Christian Democrats’ ascent to the helm of state power, replacing the Social Democrats

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Symbol of Reconciliation and Far-Right Stronghold?

PEGIDA, AfD, and Memory Culture in Dresden

Susanne Vees-Gulani

Claim-Making and Populist Style in the pegida Movement's Discourse,” German Politics 29, no. 4 (2020): 599–616, here 610. 20 AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), Manifesto for Germany: The Political Programme of the Alternative for Germany

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The New Nationalism?

Antecedents of the Alternative for Germany's Islamfeindlichkeit

J Sterphone

. Berning, “How the Alternative for Germany (AfD) and Their Voters Veered to the Radical Right, 2013–2017,” Electoral Studies 60 (2019), ; André Haller, “Klick-Populismus: AfD und Die Linke gewinnen Facebook

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Two of the Same Kind?

The Rise of the AfD and its Implications for the CDU/CSU

Matthias Dilling

To the Right of the CDU/CSU… By more than doubling its 2013 result and winning 12.6 percent of the votes at the 2017 federal election, the Alternative for Germany (AfD) put an end to an era. For the first time since 1957, a party that had

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Jonas Heering and Thane Gustafson

time, the German political landscape is becoming increasingly fragmented, as the traditional center-left and center-right parties are losing votes to the Greens at one end of the political spectrum and to the far-right populist Alternative for Germany