Doomed to failure? UKIP and the organisational challenges facing right-wing populist anti-political establishment parties

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Abedi, A.; Lundberg, T.C.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on behalf of the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government
  • Subject: JN101

Using the UK Independence Party, we examine the effects of sudden electoral success on an Anti-Political Establishment (APE) party. The pressures of aspiring to government necessitate organisational structures resembling those of mainstream parties, while this aspiratio... View more
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