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Making their way home from Brussels. New Political Parties in European and National Elections

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Title: Making their way home from Brussels. New Political Parties in European and National Elections
Authors: Blombäck, Sofie
E-mail: sofie.blomback(@)
Issue Date: 30-Apr-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Date of Defence: 2015-05-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 maj 2015, kl. 13.15 i Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Universitetets huvudbyggnad, Vasaparken 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: Political Parties
European Parliament
case studies
Abstract: This thesis studies new political parties in the context of both European and national elections. It argues that the study of new political parties should not focus only on the national level. This is particularly true for new parties in Europe, since these can also aim for representation in the European Parliament. The thesis challenges the conventional wisdom that the European Parliament is an easy arena, that can serve as a short-cut into national politics. The thesis also challenges one asp... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9429-0
ISSN: 0346-5942
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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