Levels or changes?: Ethnic context, immigration and the UK Independence Party vote

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Kaufmann, Eric P.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: polsoc
    mesheuropmc: sense organs

Will the rising share of ethnic minorities in western societies spark a backlash or lead to greater acceptance of diversity? This paper examines this question through the prism of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), the most successful populist right party in British hist... View more
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