Trouble in the Advanced Democracies? The End of Consensus in Austria and Switzerland

Issue Date April 2000
Volume 11
Issue 2
Page Numbers 26-40
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With Austria’s and Switzerland’s leading political parties having “rigged the political marketplace” by forming Grand Coalitions, voters have turned to the radical right as the only available alternative.

About the Author

Richard Rose is director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and creator of the New Europe Barometer surveys of mass response to transformation in postcommunist countries. His latest book, coauthored with William Mishler and Neil Munro, is Russia Transformed: Developing Political Support for a New Regime (2006).

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