Although “D2.4: Report on Comparative Findings and Assessment of Risk Factors to Democratic Quality” was submitted some while ago, seen substantial new research in this area by PaCE done by the Paris-Londron University of Salzburg has been done since then – with new results about relative deprivation among other factors. The updated report is available here:
Elements in the Simulation Agent-based simulation of the co-evolution of: voter attitudes/voting, party policy, social influence and social network. This is an evidence-led simulation focussing on Austria 2013-2017 (during the ‘immigration crisis’). Details in the following reports: D2.5-Lessons learned from simulation analysisD4.3-Populism and opinion dynamics A 2D illustration of...
The complete data set of parties used for the comparative analysis in PaCE, produced by Dimitrios Syrrakos and Takis Pappas is freely available.
A spreadsheet with the dataA report describing the data, including the fields etc.An interactive infographic summarising the data
When: Thursday 19 May 2022, 13:00 – 17:00 CET
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Wonderful comic developed as part of the PaCE project, illustrating some of the characteristics and dangers of illiberal politics. Carefully sourced using quotes from real politicians and giving examples at the end. This is ideal as a starting point for classroom discussion on the issues. Click on the image below to download and read. Takis Pappas wrote the text and story board for this. He has...
Submitted to the EU is our draft of deliverable D4.4, our policy recommendations to politicians and anybody else for who this is relevant.
PaCE D4.4 Policy recommendationsDownload
Background and objectives The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on our democratic societies, posing unprecedented challenges to personal freedoms, the reliability of information and, ultimately, the ability of democratic institutions to cope with the rapidly changing societal demands. This adds up to a tumultuous decade for European democracy, that saw the rise of populist movements and...
Populism and Liberal Democracy A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis Takis S. Pappas The first book to offer a comprehensive theory about populism during both its emergence and consolidation phases in three geographical regions: Europe, Latin America and the United States Provides a novel, minimal definition of populism as ‘democratic illiberalism’ Focuses on a new set of populist...