Europe's Radical Right: Support and Potential


  • Matthew Goodwin

    1. Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of New British Fascism: Rise of the British National Party (Routledge) and co-author of Voting for Extremists (forthcoming).
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Matthew Goodwin investigates the factors behind the radical right's recent electoral successes in Europe.

From Sweden and Denmark to France and the Netherlands, radical right parties have polled strongly in recent elections right across Europe. Analysing these electoral successes, Matthew Goodwin finds that the wider climate of European politics is favourable for the radical right.