Government and Opposition

(The H4-Index of Government and Opposition is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Affective Polarization and the Populist Radical Right: Creating the Hating?43
Populism in Europe: An Illiberal Democratic Response to Undemocratic Liberalism (TheGovernment and Opposition/Leonard Schapiro Lecture 2019)38
Populism and Polarization in Comparative Perspective: Constitutive, Spatial and Institutional Dimensions34
The Self-Proclaimed Defender of Freedom: The AfD and the Pandemic30
How Do Mainstream Parties ‘Become’ Mainstream, and Pariah Parties ‘Become’ Pariahs? Conceptualizing the Processes of Mainstreaming and Pariahing in the Labelling of Political Parties23
The Muddle of the ‘Westminster Model’: A Concept Stretched Beyond Repair23
The Populist Radical Right and the Pandemic20
Presidential Instability in Latin America: Why Institutionalized Parties Matter19
Window Dressing? The Mainstreaming Strategy of the Rassemblement National in Power in French Local Government18
‘Stretched But Not Snapped’: A Response to Russell and Serban on Retiring the ‘Westminster Model’18
The Three Faces of Populism in Power: Polity, Policies and Politics18
Political Oppositions in Democratic and Authoritarian Regimes: A State-of-the-Field(s) Review15
Candidate Selection, Personalization and Different Logics of Centralization in New Southern European Populism: The Cases of Podemos and the M5S15
Threat or Corrective? Assessing the Impact of Populist Parties in Government on the Qualities of Democracy: A 19-Country Comparison14
Local-Level Democratic Backsliding? The Consolidation of Aspiring Dominant-Party Regimes in Hungary and Poland14