By Anton Pelinka

Austria doesn't usually make political headlines. It has not less than two times lately: in 1986, while the ""Waldheim Affair"" used to be debated around the world, and in 1999, whilst the Austrian Freedom social gathering (FPOe) lower than Joerg Haider acquired 27 percentage of the vote in nationwide elections. validated by way of former Nazis for former Nazis, the FPOe entered the mainstream of Austrian politics while it turned a part of a coalition govt. This quantity explores no matter if its upward thrust is a uniquely Austrian phenomenon or corresponds to broader social and political alterations in Europe.Parallels to Haider's celebration are available in different eu international locations. Its anti-immigration schedule and rhetoric are just like these of the French FN, the Belgian Vlaams Bloc, and the Italian Lega Nord. And its anti-European Union posture is the same to the emotions of the ""anti-Maastrich"" wing of the British conservative occasion. besides the fact that, eu response to the FPOe's upward thrust derives not just from its rules, yet its linkage to earlier suspicions that the Austrians haven't discovered the teachings of background as had the Germans. The FPOe's good fortune bolstered that influence. In reaction, 14 ecu Union governments downgraded their bilateral kinfolk with the Austrian govt to a in simple terms technical point. even supposing the sanctions have been lifted in September 2000, the highlight continues to be a great deal on Austria, and obstacle in regards to the FPOe is still high.This very important quantity comprises 11 chapters by way of the world over famous students from a extensive spectrum of the social sciences. Its cross-disciplinary method offers standpoint at the Haider phenomenon, its rhetoric, and its impression on way of life in Austria. It additionally analyzes the impact of right-wing populism on politics, tradition, and society, and its implications in Austria in addition to somewhere else in Europe. The Haider Phenomenon could be of curiosity to historians, political scientists, these in ecu reviews, and students in modern political extremism.

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