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The effect of radical right fringe parties on main parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Empirical evidence from manifesto data

Heinisch, Reinhard; Saxonberg, Steven; Werner, Annika; Habersack, Fabian


Do radical right fringe parties affect main parties in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)? Using data from the Manifesto Project, we analyze the relationship between radical right fringe parties’ and main parties’ policy programs regarding sociocultural issues in six post-communist countries of CEE. Even though radical right fringe parties have participated in government in several of these countries, and in Hungary a fringe party has become the country’s second largest party, our analysis shows...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-07-29
Type: Journal article
Source: Party Politics
DOI: 10.1177/1354068819863620
Access Rights: Open Access


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