Far right and far left parties have become an important part of political landscape in many European countries. It happened so in spite of hopes that in the post-Cold War Europe there would be no alternative to Western liberal democracy. Already in the 2000s, however, cracks appeared. While some countries experienced only minor shortcomings, in others the feeling of hopelessness, resentment and anger, fueled populist movements. The course seeks to examine and analyze the the causes, consequences, and potential policy responses to this phenomenon.
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