Articles by Antonia May

February 5, 2024

Mainstream parties adopting far-right rhetoric simply increases votes for far-right parties

Antonia May
The rise of right-wing populist parties in Europe led some mainstream parties to attempt to regain voters' support by adopting pro-nationalist and anti-immigrant rhetoric. However, new research by Antonia May and Christian Czymara suggests that this strategy unintentionally benefits far-right parties and not the political mainstream
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Antonia May
PhD Candidate, Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg / Guest Researcher, GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne

Antonia's research focuses on national identity, political attitudes, political behaviour, and data harmonisation.

Her research on a new typology of conceptions of nationhood and the activation of particularly exclusionary conceptions has been published in Nations and Nationalism.

She tweets @acm_antonia

acmay@bsky.social

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