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Andrei Bazarov

Translator : Jenanne K. Ferguson

connected to the problem of preserving and reproducing the tradition. A Social Portrait of the Bearers of the Book Tradition Through polling, a small statistical sample was formed, which may assist in revealing a portrait of the average bearer of the

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

relationships between single-issue protest phenomena, such as Pegida, and emerging parties with political momentum, such as AfD, overlap in Venn-diagram fashion with regard to immigration. Polling data reveal that AfD voters, for example, express concerns about

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Vincent Pons

many villages, the local priest gathered his parishioners at the end of the mass on election day, and they all went voting as a cortège. The density of polling stations in 1848 was much lower than it is today, and the road to vote was often ten to

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The “Alternative for Germany”

Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party

Frank Decker

policy. Reaching New Electoral Heights Due to the Refugee Crisis The crisis proved to be an unexpected gift for the AfD. Whereas infighting caused its polling numbers to plunge throughout the first half of 2015, the crisis now catapulted it to previously

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Charlotte Prové, Denise Kemper, and Salma Loudiyi

, Lovell 2010 , Colasanti et al. 2013 , Pölling et al. 2016 The actors who are directly involved in organizing, developing or supporting the UAI. They can be market, civil society or public actors. It is also important to understand their motivations

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Never Mind the Ballots

The Edible Ballot Society and the Performance of Citizenship

Matthew Hayes

grievous a crime that the edible balloters offered to wash voters as they left the polling stations. “They responded more harshly to washing people clean after voting. It was pretty innocuous: standing outside with a bucket offering to wash people as they

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Louise K. Davidson-Schmich

Schwulenverband in Deutsch-land, lsvd ), the country’s largest lgbti interest group. This organization has clearly expressed a large range of policy propositions designed to enhance the legal rights and well-being of sexual minorities. Moreover, opinion polling

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A New Blue-Collar Force

The Alternative for Germany and the Working Class

Philipp Adorf

respective shares stood at 5 and 15 percent, however. 59 Exit polling conducted during a number of state elections and the European elections in 2014 also showed the AfD still faring better among the self-employed and white-collar workers than it did among

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Unpacking Gender Images across Angela Merkel’s Four Campaigns for the Chancellorship, 2005–2017

Joyce Marie Mushaben

. Polling experts hold that Internet sources and social media continue to play a limited role. 12 The primary function of the Spitzenkandidat (top candidate) is to serve as the party’s standard-bearer-in-chief. Clearly defined party programs traditionally

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This Was the One for Me

AfD Women's Origin Stories

Christina Xydias

supportive of policies and parties associated with the left. 4 In terms of parties’ policy agendas, parties associated with the right pay less attention than their left counterparts to issues that public opinion polling indicates women care more about. 5