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The New Nationalism?

Antecedents of the Alternative for Germany's Islamfeindlichkeit

J Sterphone

Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), an openly anti-Muslim and xenophobic right-wing populist party. This phenomenon is not limited to Germany. In the last decade, right-wing nationalist and populist parties and movements have proliferated globally. Noteworthy

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Hartwig Pautz

the New Right network have, as this article will show, sought to expand what will be referred to as “reach” into far-right electoral politics. Over the past few years, these parties have been dominated by the Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party, an

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The “Alternative for Germany”

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

Frank Decker

Promise. The Populist Moment in America (New York, 1976). 4 See David Bebnowski, Die Alternative für Deutschland. Aufstieg und gesellschaftliche Repräsentanz einer rechten populistischen Partei (Wiesbaden, 2015), 19 ff. 5 See Frank Decker, “Follow-up to

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Steven Weldon and Hermann Schmitt

Europe has been hit by a global financial crisis, and so has Germany. This crisis is associated, among European Union citizens, with the degree of support for European integration: those who are skeptical about the Euro and the debt crises in parts of the Eurozone tend also to be skeptical about European integration more generally. Our main question in this article is whether the pledges of political parties (as issued in their election manifestos) can add to our understanding of electoral choices in Germany. Relating German election results to the German data provided by the Comparative Manifesto Project MRG/CMP/MARPOR research tradition, our expectation is that political parties' European pledges have been irrelevant for the vote over half a century. Now that the European Union is rapidly moving in its postfunctional phase, the election of 2013 is expected to mark a turning point in that regard.

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A New Blue-Collar Force

The Alternative for Germany and the Working Class

Philipp Adorf

Eurosceptic Party for Germany?”, West European Politics 38, no. 3 (2015): 535–556, doi: 10.1080/01402382.2015.1004230 . 41 See Robert Grimm, “The rise of the German Eurosceptic party Alternative für Deutschland, between ordoliberal critique and popular

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Samuel Salzborn

The relatively new party known as the Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD) and its relationship to right-wing extremism has been the subject of a great deal of intensive discussion among political and social scientists. While

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Two of the Same Kind?

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

Matthias Dilling

Franzmann (see note 2), 27–28, 34. 14 Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, “Euro-Kritik, Wirtschaftspessimismus und Einwanderungsskepsis. Hintergründe des Beinah-Wahlerfolges der Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) bei der Bundestagswahl 2013,” Zeitschrift für

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The Alternative for Germany from Breakthrough toward Consolidation?

A Comparative Perspective on Its Organizational Development

E. Gene Frankland

-first century new challengers of the established five party system of moderate pluralism have emerged: the Pirates (Piratenpartei) and the Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, or AfD). These newcomers were not launched as ideological fringe

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Populist Rhetoric and Nativist Alarmism

The AfD in Comparative Perspective

Barbara Donovan

the AfD: Populist Competitors in Eastern Germany.” German Politics and Society 36, no. 1 (2018): 70-83; Kai Arzheimer, “Regionalvertretungswechsel von links nach rechts? Die Wahl von Alternative für Deutschland und Linkspartei in Ost

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Radical Right-Wing Populists in Parliament

Examining the Alternative for Germany in European Context

Lars Rensmann

Following the long-term rise and recent electoral boost of radical-right populist parties across Europe, the Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative for Germany, AfD) became the third strongest party in the 2017 general elections for the German