19 black & white illustrations, 40 black & white tables, 19 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Class Politics and the Radical Right Jens Rydgren 1. The Populist Right, the Working Class, and the Changing Face of Class Politics Simon Bornschier and Hanspeter Kriesi 2. The Class Basis of the Cleavage between the New Left and the Radical Right: an analysis for Austria, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland Daniel Oesch 3. Radical right parties: Their voters and their electoral competitors Wouter van der Brug, Meindert Fennema, Sarah de Lange and Inger Baller 4. Working Class Parties 2.0? Competition between Centre Left and Extreme Right Parties Kai Arzheimer 5. In or out of proportion? Labour and social democratic parties responses to the radical right Tim Bale, Dan Hough, and Stijn van Kessel 6. Right-wing Populist Parties and the Working Class Vote: What Have You Done for Us Lately? Hans-Georg Betz and Susi Meret 7. Voting for the populist radical right in Western Europe: The role of education Elisabeth Ivarsflaten and Rune Stubager 8. Gender, class and radical right voting Hilde Coffe 9. The Class Basis of Extreme-Right Voting in France: Generational Replacement and the Rise of New Cultural Issues (1984-2007) Florent Gougou and Nonna Mayer 10. Another kind of class voting: The working class sympathy for Sweden Democrats Maria Oskarson and Marie Demker 11. Mobilizing the Workers? Extreme Right Party Support and Campaign Effects at the 2010 British General Election Matthew J. Goodwin and David Cutts 12. The Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe: Class Politics in Classless Societies? Michael Minkenberg and Bartek Pytlas 13. Social Class and Radical Right: Conceptualizing Political Preference Formation and Partisan Choice Herbert Kitschelt
Jens Rydgren holds the Chair in Sociology at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, Sweden.