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We need to talk about Europe

Caballero, Lila (2014) We need to talk about Europe. Euro Crisis in the Press (07 May 2014). Website.

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Last week Counterpoint released the short film We need to talk about Europe on the risks of populism in Europe. The film is part of our project Recapturing Europe’s Reluctant Radicals, a combination of quantitative and qualitative research aimed at identifying the different layers of support for populist parties across Europe. The project has challenged the common assumption that support for populist parties comes exclusively from those considered the ‘usual suspects’ – male voters who tend to be young and unemployed and who have openly racist views. Instead, we argue that the vote for populist parties has increased over the last decade as a result of the support of other groups within the electorate who find populist parties attractive. These groups of voters can and should be brought back to the fold.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 11:09
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 01:11

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