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Words and deeds: electoral success for Greens in the US leads to less environmental sabotage

Farrer, Benjamin and Klein, Graig R. (2017) Words and deeds: electoral success for Greens in the US leads to less environmental sabotage. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (03 Nov 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Does extremism necessarily beget violence? Benjamin Farrer and Graig R. Klein compare the electoral success of the US Green Party with rates of environmental sabotage. They found that when Greens won seats at local and state level, sabotage declined. Voters also appeared to punish candidates for violence carried out by environmental campaigners. Extreme words and extreme deeds might seem to ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 11:14
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2019 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86137

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