TOC: German Politics and Society - The 2017 Bundestag Election and its Aftermath (2018)

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This special issue of German Politics and Society is titled The 2017 Bundestag Election and its Aftermath.” Ranging in topic from gender images throughout Angela Merkel’s campaigns to the role of mainstream media in German politics, this issue explores the future of German politics in the wake of the Alternative for Germany’s successful 2017 Bundestag election.


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Volume 36, Issue 1

The 2017 Bundestag Election and its Aftermath


Merkeldämmerung, Eric Lagenbacher



Kan-di(e)-dat?: Unpacking Gender Images across Angela Merkel’s Four Campaigns for the Chancellorship, 2005-2017, Joyce Marie Mushaben


The Race for Third: Small Parties in the 2017 Bundestag Election, David F. Patton


The Left Party and the AfD: Populist Competitors in Eastern Germany, Jonathan Olsen


Two of the Same Kind?: The Rise of the AfD and its Implications for the CDU/CSU, Matthias Dilling


Pointing Fingers at the Media?: Coverage of the 2017 Bundestag Election, Alexander Beyer and Steven Weldon

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