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Far right politics in Germany: from fascism to populism?

Nociar, Tomas and Thomeczek, Jan Philipp (2018) Far right politics in Germany: from fascism to populism? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (24 Jan 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) was one of the major stories of the 2017 German elections. As Tomá\v Nociar and Jan Philipp Thomeczek write, there has been a tendency among some commentators to draw parallels between the AfD and extremist or fascist parties from Germany's past. They argue that this is both unhelpful and inaccurate, and that the AfD has far more in common with other ‘populist’ parties who have had success in recent European elections.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2018 12:07
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2022 13:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/88396

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