The Parroting the Pariah Effect: Individual-Level Evidence

Part of the Political Campaigning and Communication book series (PCC)


This is the second of two chapters in which we show empirical evidence in support of the Parroting the Pariah Effect. Based on experimental and non-experimental individual-level data we find that, on average, simultaneously imitating and isolating a challenger party reduces its electoral support. The votes that the party in that case loses are policy-driven ones.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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