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… “External Democracy Promotion” (EDP) is an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional working group of scholars from the social sciences. Our main focus is on international and comparative studies. Participants come from universities and research institutes in Germany and Switzerland.

News

9. May 19 | News

EDP Special Issue “The negotiation of democracy promotion. Issues, parameters and consequences“ online now as open access

Our most recent EDP publication “The negotiation of democracy promotion. Issues, parameters and consequences“, a Special Issue in Democratization, is available now. As part of our open access policy, all articles are available as open access publication at the homepage of Democratization.

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23. April 19 | News

Documentary ‘Citizens Offline’ by EDP member Tina Freyburg, nominated for Golden Impala Award, is online now

The documentary ‘Citizens Offline’ by our EDP member Tina Freyburg of the University of St. Gallen and two of her colleagues, Veronique Wavre and Lisa Garbe, nominated for the Golden Impala Award at the Amakula International Film Festival in Uganda in March is now available online for the broader public.

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Publications

Tina Freyburg, Hugo Marcos-Marné , Carolina Plaza-Colodro | 2019

Who Votes for New Parties? Economic Voting, Political Ideology, and Populist Attitudes

in: West European Politics, online first.

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Annika Elena Poppe, Julia Leininger, Jonas Wolff | 2019

The negotiation of democracy promotion. Issues, parameters and consequences

in: Democratization (2019), 26:5.

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Annika E. Poppe | 2019

Harmony and Resilience: US Democracy Promotion’s Basic Premises

in: Foreign Policy Analysis (2019) 0, 1-18.

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EDP Wire

19. June 19 | Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann

Negotiating normative premises in democracy promotion: Venezuela and the Inter-American Democratic Charter

This EDP Wire contribution briefly summarizes Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann’s article “Negotiating normative premises in democracy promotion: Venezuela and the Inter-American Democratic Charter” of the recent Democratization special issue “The negotiation of democracy promotion. Issues, parameters and consequences“, edited by EDP network members Annika E. Poppe, Julia Leininger and Jonas Wolff. With the help of the generous support of the Leibniz Association, the entire special issue “The negotiation of democracy promotion: Issues, parameters and consequences” is available online as open access.

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17. June 19 | Tina Freyburg, Carolina Plaza-Colodro, Hugo Marcos-Marne

Who votes for new parties? Economic voting, political ideology and populist attitudes

The late-2000s economic and financial crisis is widely credited with facilitating the success of new political parties in Europe. Hugo Marcos-Marne, Carolina Plaza-Colodro and Tina Freyburg argue that voting for new parties cannot be understood as a mere economic response. Rather, populist attitudes can make citizens perceive of new parties as a real alternative to traditional forces in times when economic crisis meets a deepening crisis of democratic representation.

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