The Radical Right

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The Radical Right- Norris 12:16 Location, location, location: Party competition Evidence for the role of party stategy This includes:  o (i)the ideological space created on the far right of the political party  spectrum by the location of the mainstream parties o (ii) where the radical right parties choose to place themselves in the same  space o (iii)how effectively these parties build and consolidate their organizational  base some right parties have hard core ideological values and some prioritize  vaguer populist appeals I. The Ideological space generated by mainstream party competition: Supply side thesis by Kitschelt: support for radical right parties is fuelled by a  broader unhappiness in the electoral choices offered by the established  mainstream parties  radical parties that provide “a choice not an echo” – ex  Britain BNP Support for this: Abedi: compares the proportion of votes cast for ‘anti-
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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