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European social democracy is in danger of terminal decline unless it can reengage with its core values

Angier, Tom (2015) European social democracy is in danger of terminal decline unless it can reengage with its core values. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jan 2015). Website.

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Abstract

With the rise of parties on the far-right and radical left of European party systems, social democratic parties now face a challenge to retain their support base in several European countries. Tom Angier writes that the primary problem facing social democrats is that they have shifted their appeal away from their core constituencies and the social organisations that previously entrenched their place in communities, such as unions and cooperatives. He argues that only be reengaging with their traditional priorities can social democrats hope to arrest this decline.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 15:21
Last Modified: 10 May 2020 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71526

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