Answer ONE (1) of the following questions in your post:

Question #1: The authors describe several “party families” in European politics. Pick one of these families and describe their general political orientations. Do you think that these resemble any trends in U.S. politics? Why or why not?

Question #2:  Many are concerned with the growth of “Far Right” parties in European politics. What sort of issues are these parties associated with? Are the policies suggested by these parties troublesome to you? Why or why not?

Question #3: What are cleavage structures? Why are these structures related to partisanship? Is “dealignment” a problem in European politics? Why or why not?

Standards: The same standards (3-4 paragraph posts, attention to grammar, critical analysis rather than recitation of materials)