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Hits close to home: Shootings and support for the Sweden Democrats


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Title: Hits close to home: Shootings and support for the Sweden Democrats
Authors: Sundell, Anders
Issue Date: Dec-2020
Publication type: article, other scientific
Organization: The QoG institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:15
Abstract: Do instances of public gun violence increase support for Radical Right Parties? Using a pseudo-experimental design, this study investigates the impact of shootings in Sweden 2011-2018 on support for the Sweden Democrats. Using GIS techniques to combine both election results and survey data with police data on shootings, shootings show no consistent political effects. While there are some methodological caveats, the results might reflect that perceptions and fear of crime are more important deter... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67208
Appears in Collections:Working Papers/Books /Department of Political Science / Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

 

 

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