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Explaining the appeal of populist nationalism in Central Europe

Schmidt, Paul (2018) Explaining the appeal of populist nationalism in Central Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (06 Nov 2018). Blog Entry.

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Central Europe is often seen as particularly fertile ground for populist nationalism given the success of populist parties in countries like Austria and Hungary, but what explains the appeal of this brand of politics for voters in the region? Paul Schmidt writes that there are decreasing levels of trust in European cross-border solutions to the region’s problems, however he argues that prioritising national solutions at the expense of the EU’s credibility could further exacerbate these issues.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2021 13:12
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:07

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