Frames of nostalgia and belonging : the resurgence of ethno-nationalism in Sweden

Published on Aug 8, 2019in European Societies
· DOI :10.1080/14616696.2018.1494297
Gabriella Elgenius8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Gothenburg),
Jens Rydgren25
Estimated H-index: 25
(Stockholm University)
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ABSTRACTThis article explores the ethno-nationalist rhetoric promoted by radical right-wing parties in Europe; its perceived threats against national identity translated into a nostalgia for the pa...
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