The Dark Side of European Integration
Social Foundations and Cultural Determinants of the Rise of Radical Right Movements in Contemporary Europe
by Alina Polyakova
argues that this rising nationalism and the mobilization of the radical right are the consequences of European economic integration. The European economic project has produced a cultural backlash in the form of nationalist radical right ideologies.
Using in-depth interviews with radical right activists in Ukraine, Alina Polyakova also explores how radical right mobilization works on the ground through social networks, allowing new insights into how social movements and political parties interact.