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Radical Left Parties in Contemporary Europe

LUKE MARCH

Radical Left Parties in Contemporary Europe

by LUKE MARCH

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science / General,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205962M
    ISBN 100415425603
    ISBN 109780415425605
    OCLC/WorldCa541742154

    His main research interests include the politics of democratization (specifically, political parties, electoral politics and institution-building in the former Soviet Union), radical left parties and movements and Russian nationalism. His latest book is Radical Left Parties in Contemporary Europe (Routledge, ). Hardly any of the countless comments on the European election results even mention the radical, as distinguished from the social democratic, left. This is an expression of contempt, and it is well-deserved. Five years ago, the Left, under the clumsy label of GUE/NGL (Confederal Group of the European Left/Nordic Green Left), was led by none other than Alexis Tsipras.

      As social democratic parties gradually abandoned their traditional commitment, radical left parties also increasingly moved away from revolutionary anti-capitalism toward reformist Keynesianism, which at the time of total market hegemony, comes out as radical indeed. L. March, Radical Left Parties in Europe (London and NY: Routledge,   Radical parties on both the left and the right are increasingly successful in Europe. As a result of, among other factors, increasing electoral volatility (Van der Meer et al., ), growing media attention for radical parties (Boomgaarden and Vliegenthart, ; Walgrave and De Swert, ), and the rising salience of issues that these parties ‘own’: immigration, Islam and security for.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xviii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Toward an analysis of the contemporary Western European radical left --The Western European landscape, --The Western European landscape, --The German radical left: a success story --The Italian radical left: the story of a failure --The French. This book analyzes the European Left on two levels. In the first part, six comparative studies across multiple countries discuss important subjects like the fragmentation and pluralism of leftist parties in Europe, their current issues and internal debates, their respective political positions in Europe as well as members and the electorate.


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Unlike many of the existing studies it focuses on communist and non-communist parties, Cited by: This new volume is one of the first to provide an overview of the main developments in contemporary European radical left parties (those defining themselves as to the left of, and not merely on the left of social democracy), which are now an increasingly visible phenomenon in European party politics.

Unlike many of the existing studies it focuses on communist and non-communist parties, addresses. This new volume is one of the first to provide an overview of the main developments in contemporary European radical left parties (those defining themselves as to the left of, and not merely on the left of social democracy), which are now an increasingly visible phenomenon in European party by:   This new volume is one of the first to provide an overview of the main developments in contemporary European radical left parties (those defining themselves as to the left.

Contemporary Far Left Parties in Europe From Marxism to the Mainstream. The far left is increasingly a stabilised, consolidated and permanent ac-tor on the EU political scene, although it remains absent in some countries and in much of former communist Eastern Europe.

The far left is now ap-proaching a post–Cold War high in several countries. Papers will focus on the contemporary European radical left but a historical perspective can be potentially adopted, which adds a medium- or long-term dimension to the analysis.

Studies of the interaction and linkage Radical Left Parties in Contemporary Europe book movements and parties of the radical left, or about the relations of these forces with state-level decision-making, are.

35 rows  Contemporary Far Left Parties in Europe (PDF). Berlin: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. ISBN. Should such problems be addressed, the contemporary socio-economic and political environment in Europe is only likely to increase the future appeal of the radical left, although radical left parties face significant challenges from Greens, radical right parties and the new European protest movements over which they, as yet, have little influence.

The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure. Elisabeth Carter. Manchester University Press. The British-Swiss political scientist Elisabeth Carter wrote one of the most important books on radical right parties in Western Europe of the early s, which unfortunately has received too little attention.

One of the first to empirically study the supply-side of radical right. 10 books about the politics of now: from the left-behinds to reborn radicals Brexit Britain, racial strife in the US and a crisis of capitalism: today’s political world is turbulent. Europe’s Radical Left: From Marginality to Mainstream is the best comparative analysis of the contemporary radical left in Europe to date and sets the bar high for future studies.

It is a must read for those studying radical left parties and movements but will be extremely valuable for other scholars of party politics, Europeanists, and those studying political radicalism and extremism.

Chapters feature case studies of the Greek party Syriza, the Spanish Podemos, the German Die Linke, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and France Insoumise, the Dutch Socialist Party and the Slovenian Levica.

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of Labour in the UK and ‘Momentum’, the movement that supports him is also examined. Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues.

Learn more. Comparing far right and far left parties in contemporary Europe: A set-theoretic approach Andreas Fagerholm Abo Akademi University Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics PB (Rantakatu 2) FI Vaasa, Finland T +(0)6 H +(0)46 k [email protected] ECPR General Conference Section 52/panel THE RADICAL RIGHT IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE The family of the radical right is enjoying a prolonged spell of electoral and most importantly political ‘success’ in Europe.

Established (though constantly adapt-ing) parties and new movements, from a variety of backgrounds and with differ. This book addresses this research gap by offering detailed analyses of different cases of populist radical left forces across Europe.

This is a must read for anyone who is interested in learning about the future of the populist radical left in Europe and beyond.". Europe’s Radical Left: From Marginality to Mainstream is the best comparative analysis of the contemporary radical left in Europe to date and sets the bar high for future studies.

It is a must read for those studying radical left parties and movements but will be extremely valuable for other scholars of party politics, Europeanists, and those. March identifies four major subgroups within contemporary European far-left politics, namely communists, democratic socialists, populist socialists and social populists.

In Radical Left Parties in Europe (), March writes: "I prefer the term 'radical left' to alternatives such as 'hard left' and 'far left', which can appear pejorative and imply that the left is necessarily marginal".

This new volume is one of the first to provide an overview of the main developments in contemporary European radical left parties (those defining themselves as to the left of, and not merely on the left of social democracy), which are now an increasingly visible phenomenon in 4/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --From communist crisis to post-Communist mutation --The west European communists: perpetual crisis?--The fall and (partial) rise of the Eastern European communists --Modern democratic socialists or old-style social democrats?.

Kitschelt, Herbert Growth and Persistence of the Radical Right in Postindustrial Democracies: Advances and Challenges in Comparative Research.

West European Politics, Vol. 30, Issue. 5, p. Mammone, Andrea Godin, Emmanuel and Jenkins, Brian The Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe.In The Populist Radical Left in Europe, editors Giorgios Katsambekis and Alexandros Kioupkiolis bring together contributors to explore populist radical left movements across Europe, discussing examples including Greece’s Syriza, Spain’s Podemos, Slovenia’s Left Party, France’s France Insoumise and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, among others.This book provides a comparative analysis of how two radical left parties achieved government participation and their subsequent political experiences.

In the face of the most severe and most prolonged crisis in the history of capitalism, it would be expected for radical left parties to seize the opportunity to promote their political agenda.