Right-Wing Populism in Europe: Politics and Discourse

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Right-wing populist movements and related political parties are gaining ground in many EU member states. This unique, interdisciplinary book provides an overall picture of the dynamics and development of these parties across Europe and beyond. Combining theory with in-depth case studies, it offers a comparative analysis of the policies and rhetoric of existing and emerging parties including the British BNP, the Hungarian Jobbik and the Danish Folkeparti.

The case studies qualitatively and quantitatively analyse right-wing populist groups in the following countries: Austria, Germany, Britain, France, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium, Ukraine, Estonia, and Latvia, with one essay exclusively focused on the US.

This timely and socially relevant collection will be essential reading for scholars, students and practitioners wanting to understand the recent rise of populist right wing parties at local, countrywide and regional levels in Europe, and beyond.

This timely and socially relevant collection will be essential reading for scholars, students and practitioners wanting to understand the recent rise of populist right wing parties at local, countrywide and regional levels in Europe, and beyond.
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About the author

Editors:
Ruth Wodak
is Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, UK.

Majid KhosraviNik
is Lecturer in Critical Discourse Analysis/Mass Communication at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.

Brigitte Mral
is Professor in Rhetoric at Orebro University, Sweden.
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A&C Black
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Published on
Mar 28, 2013
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Pages
368
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ISBN
9781780933436
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Political Science / American Government / National
Political Science / Comparative Politics
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Fascism & Totalitarianism
Political Science / Political Process / Political Parties
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