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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(7); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040718.

Left-wing parties in Europe since the new millennium: dilemmas and development prospects


Jiang Changhong

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Jiang Changhong

Country School of Public Administration, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China


The left-wing parties in Europe are at the core of leading the world's left-wing movement. After the end of the Cold War, the European left-wing parties, as the front line against neoliberalism, faced severe challenges. The decline of party identity, the continuous decline of party governance performance, the rise of right-wing populist forces, and the continuous division of left-wing parties have affected the development trend of the European left-wing movement. This article analyses the current policy propositions of contemporary European left-wing parties, reveals the current challenges faced by European left-wing parties, analyses the future development trends of European left-wing parties, and provides path support for the vigorous development of the European left-wing movement.


Europe; left-wing parties; dilemma; development prospects

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Jiang Changhong. Left-wing parties in Europe since the new millennium: dilemmas and development prospects. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 7: 93-97. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040718.


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