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Does democratic discontent foster support for challenger parties?

Hernández, Enrique (2018) Does democratic discontent foster support for challenger parties? Democratic Audit Blog (05 Jul 2018). Blog Entry.

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Established parties across Europe are being challenged by the growth in new parties on the left and right. To assess the extent to which support for challenger parties is a result of dissatisfaction with existing democratic practices, Enrique Hernández has developed a model to distinguish different forms of democratic discontent. He finds that the specific focus of a voter’s democratic discontent shapes their support for these parties, and that this varies between left- and right-wing challenger parties.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2022 08:39
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2022 08:39

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