Category Archives: Nationalism

Nov 12 2019

Nationalism and England’s Political Predicament

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By Charles Leddy-Owen As the Brexit crisis continues to unfold, Leddy-Owen’s recently published book fills a gap in academic analysis left by quantitative political scientists who ignore the sociology of nationalism and sociologists of race who ignore electoral politics. This … Continue reading

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Nov 8 2019

The roots of right-wing populism in Central and Eastern Europe: at the nexus of neoliberalism and the global culture wars

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By Elżbieta Korolczuk In their recent article in The Guardian, based on the forthcoming book The Light that Failed: The Reckoning Ivan Krastev and Steven Holmes claim that the current illiberal backlash in countries such as Poland and Hungary is best … Continue reading

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Oct 29 2019

Issue communitarisation in Belgian politics: explaining the prolonged appeal of New Flemish Alliance’s nationalism

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By Koen Abts, Emmanuel Dalle Mulle and Rudi Laermans. Since the early 2000s, the stateless nationalist party New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) has experienced a burgeoning growth without major changes in grassroots support for independence and only ambiguous ones for more regional autonomy. Issue … Continue reading

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Mar 15 2019

Understanding Brexit at a local level: Mansfield case study

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By Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni In January 2018, I joined a team of researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE) who were starting to work on a project about the local-level impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union in five British … Continue reading

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Nov 5 2018

‘It’s not about Britain and Europe, it’s about Barnet High Street and All Saints’ School’: how will Brexit impact Barnet?

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By Alexandra Bulat The London Borough of Barnet is one of the five local authority areas selected for the LSE project ‘Understanding Brexit impacts at a local level’, coordinated by the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit. The reports contextualise … Continue reading

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Oct 21 2018

The three founding Myths of Italy’s new Nationalism

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 By Alessandro Franzi The aftermath of 2018 Italian elections has turned into a political reality show  powered by the media system. Centre stage stands Matteo Salvini, leader of the Northern League, who became deputy prime minister, Interior minister and the de facto head of government. … Continue reading

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Jul 23 2018

The nationalist Italian government is a challenge to the Church

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By Alessandro Franzi The new Italian government, formed by the Five Stars Movement and the League, also poses a challenge to the Catholic Church. However, it is not only its populist tones that create a division between State and religious … Continue reading

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Apr 3 2018

The Catalan Crisis: Is There a Right to Self-Determination in the International Context?

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By Javier Padilla and Sergio Olalla On February 22, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) hosted the fourth and last debate of a series ‘What is Next for Spain and Catalonia?’. Moderated by Julio Crespo MacLennan, professors Montserrat Guibernau, Manuel … Continue reading

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Mar 23 2018

Germany’s Silent Democratic Crisis

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By Christian Kloetzer After elections for the German Bundestag in September 2017, the phase of government formation has now ended, as the coalition between Christian democrats and social democrats has voted another cabinet under Chancellor Merkel into office last week. … Continue reading

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Mar 19 2018

Immigration, Welfare Chauvinism and the Support for Radical Right Parties in Europe

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By Luis Cornago Bonal and Delia Zollinger Over a decade ago, Alesina and Glaeser (2004) argued that support for welfare policies in Europe will decrease as European countries become more ethnically diverse, primarily due to the difficulties of maintaining solidarity … Continue reading

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