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Team Populism Data

2016 - AfD Manifesto and Press Releases

Measures the presence and degree of populist discourse in the manifesto and press releases of the AfD party in Germany. Covers 374 press releases. Includes 36 internal actors and 57 external actors. Data are collected from the party's founding in April 2013 to May 30 2014. Data last revised February 16, 2016 by Simon T. Franzmann at the University of Düsseldorf. Please cite the data as follows: Franzmann, Simon T. (2016). Calling the ghost of populism: The AfD's strategic and tactical agendas until the EP election 2014. German Politics, 25(4), 457-479. AfD Manifesto and Press Releases Dataset.

DownloadsCodebook AfD 2016
AfD Manifesto Codings
AfD Coding Press Releases​