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About James F. Downes

James F. Downes is a lecturer in Comparative Politics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (SAR, China). He specialises in populist radical right and radical left parties in western and central-eastern Europe. He also works on issues related to immigration, and radical right-centre right party competition.

Articles by James F. Downes

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The electoral system and support for populist parties in Europe

Radical left supporters might be more open to participating in strategic voting, compared to radical right voters.

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