Political Parties and Euroscepticism by L. TopaloffPolitical Parties and Euroscepticism by L. Topaloff

Political Parties and Euroscepticism

byL. Topaloff

Hardcover | July 6, 2012

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An exploration of what drives party-based Euroscepticism and why some parties are Eurosceptic. This book looks at what makes mainstream opposition parties careful not to appear Eurosceptic and asks whether Euroscepticism is an aberration of politics, an extreme populist ideology, or just politics as usual.

LIUBOMIR K. TOPALOFF Senior Assistant Professor of Politics at Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, and Senior Lecturer at the Global Studies Program, Northeastern University, USA. He is also Associate Research Fellow with the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Northeastern University, Boston and former head of the Bulgarian Institute of...
Title:Political Parties and EuroscepticismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pagesPublished:July 6, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230361765

ISBN - 13:9780230361768


Table of Contents

An Introduction

Defining Party-Based Euroscepticism: Structure, Processes, and Actors

The 'Dark' Side of Democratization from Below

Euroscepticism: Old Cleavages or New Strategies

The Shadow of the Future

The Spectre of Coalitionability