A Comparative analysis of the far right parties in Europe: national front in France, freedom party of Austria and Danish people’s party /

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2014
Er, Ayşegül
This thesis aims to research the far right parties National Front (FN) in France, Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) and Danish People’s Party (DF) in Denmark, comparatively. These parties have increased their support since the 1980s. First, the thesis will examine the historical background of these parties which is an important aspect for understanding their ideological development. Second, this thesis aims to analyze the parties on the issue regarding three parameters: national identity building process, immigration and globalization. Under each parameter, FN, FPÖ and DF will be examined separately and then they will be compared regarding their differences and similarities. Taking all of these elements into account, the main concern of this thesis is to present the main aspects behind increasing the support of the far right parties FN, FPÖ and DF which have the significant impact on international politics in the last decades, by analyzing differences and similarities among them .
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A. Er, “A Comparative analysis of the far right parties in Europe: national front in France, freedom party of Austria and Danish people’s party /,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2014.