Lobbying in the EU: legal and institutional analysis

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2018
Sümer, Selin
This thesis aims to show that the Alternative for Germany displays a good combination of populism, nativism, and authoritarianism, which are three core ideological features of populist radical right parties. This thesis also aims to find out what the rise of the Alternative for Germany means for the future of Europe. This thesis claims that the populist radical right ideology that the Alternative for Germany stands for is a serious threat to the European integration project which has provided a framework for peaceful resolution of political and economic differences in Europe. In particular, the key ideology of the Alternative for Germany, nativism, is in sharp contrast to European integration and European values.
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S. Sümer, “Lobbying in the EU: legal and institutional analysis,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.