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Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europe: New Cleavages in Left and Right Politics

Swen Hutter


This book links research on cleavage politics and the populist right with research on social movements. Both research fields have extensively dealt with the transformative power of globalization on political mobilization and conflict. At the same time, this book highlights that both fields tend to neglect the existence of different arenas of political mobilization, and focus on different features of the politics of globalization. By adopting a dynamic cleavage perspective, this study bridges the division. In part, its findings qualify recent research on the repercussions of globalization on so ... More

Keywords: protest politics, social movements, cleavages, populist radical right, new social movements, comparative politics, Western Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816691180
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691180.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Swen Hutter, author