Conventional wisdom is that the rise of the far-right populists is down to a popular cultural backlash. What’s really happened is they have broadened their support through a civic-nationalist narrative.
About Daphne Halikiopoulou
Daphne Halikiopoulou is associate professor in comparative politics at the University of Reading, focusing on populism, nationalism and the cultural and economic determinants of far-right party support in Europe. She is author (with Sofia Vasilopoulou) of The Golden Dawn’s ‘Nationalist Solution’: Explaining the Rise of the Far Right in Greece and numerous journal articles on European far-right parties. She is an editor of Nations and Nationalism.