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In The Name Of The Peasantry, The Proletariat, And The People: Populisms In Eastern Europe, Cas Mudde Dec 2000

In The Name Of The Peasantry, The Proletariat, And The People: Populisms In Eastern Europe, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

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The Right And The Righteous? European Norms, Domestic Politics And The Sanctions Against Austria, Cas Mudde, Michael Merlingen, Ulrich Sedelmeier Dec 2000

The Right And The Righteous? European Norms, Domestic Politics And The Sanctions Against Austria, Cas Mudde, Michael Merlingen, Ulrich Sedelmeier

Cas Mudde

In February 2000, fourteen EU member states collectively took the unprecedented step to impose bilateral sanctions on their Austrian EU partner. How can this be explained? Was it, as the fourteen governments argued, because the inclusion in the Austrian government of Jörg Haider’s extreme right FPÖ opposes many of the ideas making up the common identity of the EU? Or, were the sanctions motivated, as the Austrian government argued, by narrow-minded party political interests that lurked beneath the rhetoric of shared European norms and values? Our analysis suggests that without the particular concerns about domestic politics of certain politicians ...