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Opening up Pandora’s box?: how centre-right parties can out perform the radical right on immigration

Downes, James F., Loveless, Matthew and Lam, Andrew (2018) Opening up Pandora’s box?: how centre-right parties can out perform the radical right on immigration. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (25 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

It is often assumed that populist radical-right parties have dominated European politics since the migration crisis and laid claim to the immigration issue. James F. Downes, Matthew Loveless and Andrew Lam argue that this narrative is far too simplistic and that incumbent centre-right parties have responded to the electoral threat of the radical right by highlighting their own anti-immigration positions. This strategy has helped the centre right to outperform the far right and even offset electoral challenges from them. However, it may also be a double-edged sword that benefits the radical right in the longer term.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2021 13:03
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109835

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