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Populist Rhetoric and Nativist Alarmism

The AfD in Comparative Perspective

Barbara Donovan

nativism—and compares the AfD to other parties outside the mainstream along those dimensions. There is a tendency today to view populism and nativism as the same or similar political phenomena. They are, however, distinct and in order both to classify

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European Comic Art Reaches Its Tenth Year

The Editors

. Above all, in a climate where nativism and narrowly defensive definitions of identity are becoming more threatening, we hope to go on receiving submissions from comics scholars that stress the potential of comics to redraw, reframe and create new links

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David Art

nativism. The containment of the European radical right includes a political, a civil society, and a public discourse component. The clearest political manifestation of containment is the cordon-sanitaire (or the policy of Ausgrenzung in Germany), which

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Two of the Same Kind?

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

Matthias Dilling

respective election campaigns in 2016. Fiscal and social conservatism, however, were increasingly sidelined in the AfD’s platform by a populist radical right appeal based on authoritarianism, populism, and nativism. 22 The AfD has thereby markedly moved away

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

neighboring countries rather than admit them to the benefits of the welfare state. Race relations scholar Liz Fekete points out how these authoritarian practices create convergence between the eu as an organization and the nativism of far-right groups, which

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Sarah Wiliarty and Louise K. Davidson-Schmich

of political competition along the “native vs. foreigner” continuum. The volatile combination of populism and nativism has contributed to the AfD's appeal. David Patton's contribution echoes Donovan's focus on populism and provides an historical

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

change that I find compelling, despite my discomfort with the nativism that occasionally flavors his work. Guilluy describes a hollowing out of the Western middle class ( 2016 , 2018 ). This middle class was a product of the postwar welfarist pact. But

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The Left Party and the AfD

Populist Competitors in Eastern Germany

Jonathan Olsen

of the populist radical right is nativism, the belief that “a state should comprise ‘natives’ and that ‘nonnatives’ are to be treated with hostility.” 23 Furthermore, Mudde argues that the populist radical right holds a Manichaean worldview in which

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

’s façade begins to crack. When this happens, more organic ideas replace the underlying weakness of its artifice—these being nativism, tribalism, and eventually Islam. As the inevitable approaches, Houellebecq sets a brilliant tableau—one that the novel

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Christiane Lemke

-wing populism and left-wing populism. In most cases it draws on nationalism and the idea of nativism. 20 In his comparative work, Mudde also points out that there is a great variety of different forms and expressions of populism. 21 According to Mudde