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The Determination of Educational Policy

Shas, Politics, and Religion

Anat Feldman

-based discussion that is consistent with social requirements and takes into account pressure exerted by social forces and political parties. What is unique about the case at hand is that no such discussion took place. Instead, policies were determined in the wake

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“Revenge of the East”?

The AfD's Appeal in Eastern Germany and Mainstream Parties’ Responses

Jennifer A. Yoder

representation function of political parties in Germany provides an important mechanism for political integration. The motivating question here is why have so many voters in the East apparently concluded that the established parties no longer (or perhaps never

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Pegida in Parliament?

Explaining the Failure of Pegida in Austria

Farid Hafez

in order to have an impact on politics and to put pressure on the political parties. 36 Rudolf Heberle draws on a very broad and non-technical understanding of what ideology means. For him, a movement’s ideology is “the entire complex of ideas

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This Was the One for Me

AfD Women's Origin Stories

Christina Xydias

Introduction We are closer to achieving gender equality in today's world than ever before. 1 In this context, new political parties on the right and far right are finding voters and willing office seekers among women in spite of policy

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Coalition Politics in Crisis?

The German Party System Before and After the 2017 Federal Election

Frank Decker and Philipp Adorf

establishment of the AfD within the country’s political party system have on the process of forming a coalition and government? From the perspective of the Christian Democratic sister parties, surprisingly little has changed. Since the AfD—as has been

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Islam and Pious Sociality

The Ethics of Hierarchy in the Tablighi Jamaat in Pakistan

Arsalan Khan

In recent decades, Pakistan has witnessed the dramatic rise of Islamic revivalist forces, including Islamic piety movements, political parties, new Islamic schools, televangelists, NGOs, corporations, and banks. These Islamic revivalists draw their

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Digital Natives

Making Sense of the Digital Political Landscape and Assessing the Potential for Mobilization versus Apathy

Patrick Readshaw

considering the perception that “political parties in the UK have … been historically reluctant to engage with young people or represent their interests in the formulation of policies, instead prioritising older voters” ( Mycock and Tonge 2012: 138 ) as well

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Radical Right-Wing Populists in Parliament

Examining the Alternative for Germany in European Context

Lars Rensmann

As indicated, identifying the ideological core is the arguably most important task to define the character and nature of a political party. To empirically assess and conceptualize the ideological core does not only allow one to define the party and

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Emancipation as social equality

Subaltern politics in contemporary India

Indrajit Roy

political party that espoused parliamentary communism, provided one such platform for agricultural laborers to organize their claims against exploitation by landowning farmers. Another platform was provided by the Musahar Sevak Sangh (MSS), an organization

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Sean M. Quinlan Patriotic Taste: Collecting Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Paris by Colin B. Bailey

Eugenia Kiesling The Tour de France by Christopher Thompson

Éléonore Lépinard Gender Quotas, Parity Reform, and Political Parties in France by Katherine A. R. Opello