New article: Polarization and Representation in Switzerland.
The New Cultural Conflict, Polarization, and Representation in the Swiss Party System, 1975–2011
Bornschier, Simon. 2015. “The New Cultural Conflict, Polarization, and Representation in the Swiss Party System, 1975–2011.” Swiss Political Science Review 21 (4): 680–701.
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Why a right-wing populist party emerged in France but not in Germany: cleavages and actors in the formation of a new cultural divide
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