First Action Anthology

First Action Anthology

The first publication produced by this action was published in the 2017 as part of the series Routledge Research in Communication Studies. 60 authors contributed to the anthology, of whom 52 are action participants. The action core group has been editors of the book. 

Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann, Jesper Strömbäck & Claes de Vreese (Eds.)

Populist Political Communication in Europe. New York: Routledge, 2017

Book cover. First action publication. Illustration.

Table of contents

Part 1: Introduction and Conceptual Challenges 

  1. Introduction: Comprehending Populist Political Communication 

      Toril Aalberg and Claes de Vreese 

  1. Populist Political Communication: Towards a Model of its Causes, Forms and Effects

      Carsten Reinemann, Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Jesper Strömbäck and Claes de Vreese  

Part 2: Populist Political Communication in Northern Europe 

  1. Denmark: The Rise of the Danish People's Party

      Christian Martin Bächler and David Nicolas Hopmann 

  1. Finland: From Agrarian to Right-Wing Populism

      Ov Cristian Norocel 

  1. Norway: Populism From Anti-Tax Movement to Government Party 

      Anders R. Jupskås, Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, Bente Kalsnes and Toril Aalberg 

  1. Sweden: No Longer a European Exception

      Jesper Strömbäck, Ann-Cathrine Jungar and Stefan Dahlberg 

Part 3: Populist Political Communication in Western Europe 

  1. Austria: Candidate-Centered and Anti-Immigrant Right-wing Populism

      Desirée Schmuck, Jörg Matthes and Hajo Boomgaarden 

  1. Belgium: The Rise and Fall of Populism Research

      Benjamin De Cleen and Peter Van Aelst 

  1. Germany: Is the Populism Laggard Catching up?

      Nayla Fawzi, Magdalena Obermaier and Carsten Reinemann 

  1. Ireland: The Rise of Populism on the Left and among Independents

      Jane Suiter 

  1. The Netherlands:  A Heartland Full of Insights into Populist Communication

      Michael Hameleers, Linda Bos and Claes H. de Vreese 

  1. Switzerland: Favourable Conditions for Growing Populism

      Nicole Ernst, Sven Engesser and Frank Esser 

  1. The United Kingdom:  Hybrid Populisms, Mixed Fortunes, and Unstable Support

      James Stanyer, Cristina Archetti and Lone Sorensen  

Part 4: Populist Political Communication in Southern Europe 

  1. France: The Reluctance To Use The Word Populism As A Concept

      Nicolas Hubé and Naomi Truan 

  1. Greece:  Populism Between Left and Right

      Stylianos Papathanassopoulos, Iliana Giannouli and Ioannis Andreadis 

  1. Israel: Right-Wing Populism and Beyond

      Naama Weiss and Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt  

  1. Italy: A Breeding Ground for Populist Political Communication

Giuliano Bobba and Guido Legnante 

  1. Portugal: Discreet Populisms Amid Unfavorable Contexts and Stigmatization

     Susana Salgado and José Pedro Zúquete 

  1. Spain: Populism from the Far Right to the Emergence of Podemos

      Karen B. Sanders, Rosa Berganza and Roberto de Miguel  

Part 5: Populist Political Communication in Central-Eastern Europe 

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Populism in Transition

     Nedžma Džananović and Mia Karamehić 

  1. Croatia: The Rise of Populism on the Path from Communism to European Integration

      Marko Mustapić and Ivan Hrstić 

  1. Czech Republic: The Rise of Populisms from the Fringes to the Mainstream

     Ondřej Císař and Václav Štětka

  1. Hungary: Home of Empty Populism

      Péter Csigó and Norbert Merkovity 

  1. Poland: A Forth Wave of Populism?

      Agnieszka Stępińska, Artur Lipiński, Agnieszka Hess and Dorota Piontek 

  1. Romania: Populist Ideology without Teeth

     Nicoleta Corbu, Delia Balaban-Bălaş and Elena Negrea-Busuioc 

  1. Slovenia:  Populism as Political Marketing

     Jernej Amon Prodnik and Boris Mance 

Part 6: Conclusions 

  1. Populist Actors as Communicators or Political Actors as Populist Communicators: Cross-National Findings and Perspectives

     James Stanyer, Susana Salgado and Jesper Strömbäck 

  1. Populism and the Media:  Cross-National Findings and Perspectives

      Frank Esser, Agnieszka Stepinska and David Nicolas Hopmann  

  1. Citizens and Populist Political Communication:  Cross-National Findings and Perspectives

      Carsten Reinemann, Jörg Matthes and Tamir Sheafer