Call for Papers: “Parties, elections and new ideological challenges in Europe”

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  In the last decade, the classical political scene of the 1970s-1980s-1980s changed, in some cases dramatically. Beside the electoral results of the UKIP and of other populist/eurosceptic parties in the recent years, even in the mainstream political areas where once Social Democrats or Conservatives dominated things changed. In France, in 2017, the two main competitors of the presidential elections were not members of the traditional left or right; in Austria, similarly, the presidential elections left outside the two main parties, the Social Democrats and the People's Party. In Romania, at the 2016 parliamentarian elections, the third place was taken by a party formed just month before the elections, which clearly stated that it has no ideological bounds. So was the case in Hungary, with the ascension of Jobbik, or…
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