THE RISE OF RADICAL RIGHT PARTIES IN EUROPE: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Associate Professor, Regional Studies Department, University of Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D Student; International Relations, University of Tehran, Iran

Abstract

After World War II, the people and European governments got disappointed from radical right groups, and their activities were banned. However, during the past decade, we witness the strengthening the social base of the mentioned political parties which are seeking power in different European countries. The reason why these groups have come to power is due to a variety of factors causing important implications for the European countries particularly for the Europe Union. This article is going to deal with the most important causes leading these groups to power and its consequences. Based on the findings of this research, it seems that some factors including immigration and economic crisis have had direct impact on the reemergence of radical right parties. Increase in objection toward the trend of immigration to European countries and integration in the European Union are among the most consequences of the rise of these parties.

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Volume 46, Issue 2
July 2016
Pages 441-455
  • Receive Date: 10 September 2013
  • Revise Date: 05 July 2016
  • Accept Date: 09 February 2015
  • First Publish Date: 21 June 2016