Category Archives: Research

New research: what are radical right governments really like?

A new study that compares radical right parties in government throws doubt on the common assumption that the entrance of these parties into coalition government leads to a sharp rightward turn. Published in the journal West European Politics, Tjitske Akkerman provides new evidence to suggest that radical right-wing parties often do not have a significant […]

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New research: What are the effects of diversity on social cohesion?

A new study by Merove Gijsberts, Tom van de Meer and Jaco Dagevos, which has been published by the European Sociological Review, examines the effects of ethnic diversity on various dimensions of social cohesion. The article (£) can be accessed here, while the abstract and key findings are as follows: ‘Hunkering Down’ in Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhoods? The Effects of Ethnic […]

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Extremis Project/YouGov Data and Results

A new poll on public attitudes by the Extremis Project and YouGov suggests that significant numbers of voters remain receptive to a political party that promised to stand up to business and political elites, halt immigration, curb the presence of Islam and prioritise British values over other cultures. The key findings were reported yesterday, in […]

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