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Renaissance of the New Right in Germany?

A Discussion of New Right Elements in German Right-wing Extremism Today

Samuel Salzborn

European Politics 38, no. 3 (2015): 535-556. 53 See Alternative für Deutschland/AfD, Politische Leitlinien der Alternative für Deutschland (Erfurt, 2014); Alternative für Deutschland/AfD, Mut zu Deutschland. Für ein Europa der Vielfalt. Programm für die

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The “Alternative for Germany”

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

Frank Decker

: Hintergründe des Beinahe-Erfolgs der Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) bei der Bundestagswahl 2013,” Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen 45, no. 1 (2014): 94-112. 14 Nicole Berbuir, Marcel Lewandowsky, and Jasmin Siri, “The AfD and its Sympathisers: Finally a

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“Montag ist wieder Pegida-Tag!”

Pegida’s Community Building and Discursive Strategies

Helga Druxes

Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD), and still commands over 160,000 Facebook likes. During the first round of mayoral elections in Dresden in June 2015, their lead candidate Tatjana Festerling achieved 9.6 percent and as much as 28

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Radical Right-Wing Populists in Parliament

Examining the Alternative for Germany in European Context

Lars Rensmann

ideology in their formation years and early years of existence. 9 For excellent first overviews see Thomas Oppelland, “Alternative für Deutschland (AfD),” Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, ed., Dossier Parteien in Deutschland (Bonn, 2018), 115

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“We Must Talk about Cologne”

Race, Gender, and Reconfigurations of “Europe”

Beverly Weber

about a German “Reich” that remains occupied, in part because of the Rothschild family’s control over the world. 16 The Alternative für Deutschland (AfD, Alternative for Germany), a populist Euroskeptic party founded in 2013, is often seen as the

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Mobilizing Meanings

Translocal Identities of the Far Right Web

Patricia Anne Simpson

, combat boots, and tattoos, have morphed into the new normal. The subject of her analysis, Björn Höcke, a representative ( Landessprecher ) for the Eurosceptic, right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD), breaks

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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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Pointing Fingers at the Media?

Coverage of the 2017 Bundestag Election

Alexander Beyer and Steven Weldon

The 2017 Bundestag election likely will long be remembered as a pivotal moment in German politics. 1 The far-right and openly anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD) not only entered parliament for the first time

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The Race for Third

Small Parties in the 2017 Bundestag Election

David F. Patton

since 1989,” German Politics 26, no. 4 (2017): 480–497. 9 Patton, “Alternative for Germany” (see note 8), 165–166. 10 Alternative für Deutschland, “AfD—Manifest 2017. Die Strategie der AfD für das Wahljahr 2017,” 22 December 2016; available at http