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Elisabeth Ivarsflaten

Professor, University of Bergen

Scientific publications


Journal articles

Blinder, Scott, Robert Ford and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2019). “Discrimination, Antiprejudice Norms, and Public Support for Multicultural Policies in Europe: The Case of Religious Schools”. Comparative Political Studies, 52(8): 1232-1255. https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414019830728

Kysela, Eva, Endre Tvinnereim and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2019). «Attitudes to public spending on environmental risk reduction: the role of temporal and spatial distance». Environmental Sociology. https://doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2019.1643528

Harteveld, Eelco and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2018). “Why women avoid the radical right: Internalized norms and party reputations”. British Journal of Political Science, 48(2): 369-384. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007123415000745

Tvinnereim, Endre and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2016). “Fossil Fuels, Employment, and Support for Climate Policies”. Energy Policy, 96:364-471. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2016.05.052

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, and Kristin Strømsnes (2013). “Inequality, diversity and social trust in Norwegian communities”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 23(3): 332-342. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2013.808643  

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, Scott Blinder, and Robert Ford (2013). “The better angels of our nature: How the antiprejudice norm affects policy and party preferences in Great Britain and Germany”. American Journal of Political Science 57(4):841-857. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12030

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, Scott Blinder, and Robert Ford (2010). “The Anti-Racism Norm in Western European Immigration Politics: Why we Need to Consider it and How to Measure it”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties 20(4):421-445. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2010.511805  

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2008). “What unites right-wing populists in Western Europe? Re-examining grievance mobilization models in seven successful cases”. Comparative Political Studies 41(1):3-23. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0010414006294168

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2005). “Threatened by diversity: Why restrictive asylum and immigration policies appeal to western Europeans”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties 15(1):21-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/13689880500064577

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2005). “The vulnerable populist right parties: No economic realignment fuelling their electoral success”. European Journal of Political Research 44(3):465-492. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6765.2005.00235.x


Book Chapters

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, Lise Lund Bjånesøy and Scott Blinder (2019). “How and Why the Populist Radical Right Persuades Citizens”. In Oxford Handbook on Political Persuasion, Liz Suhay and Alexander Trechsel, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190860806.013.50

Jenssen, Anders Todal and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2019). “Innvandringsvalget 2017”. In Velgere og valgkamp. En studie av stortingsvalget 2017. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Bjånesøy, Lise Lund and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2019). «What kind of challenge? Right-Wing Populism in Contemporary Western Europe”. In Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge.

Jupskås, Anders Ravik, Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, Bente Kalsnes and Toril Aalberg  (2017). “Norway: Populism from Anti-Tax Movement to Government Party”. In Populist Political Communication in Europe. Routledge.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, and Frøy Gudbrandsen (2012). “The Populist Radical Right in Western Europe”. In Europa Regional Surveys of the World, (17th ed.). Juliet Love, ed., London: Routledge. First appearance in 14th ed. (2011).

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, and Rune Stubager (2012). “Voting for the populist radical right in Western Europe: The role of education”. In Class Politics and the Radical Right, ed. Jens Rydgren, London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203079546

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth and Kristin Strømsnes (2011). “Etnisk mangfold, økonomisk ulikhet og social capital”. In Sosial kapital i Norge, Eds.: Dag Wollebæk and Signe Seegard. Cappelen Damm AS

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2008). “Populists in Power: Attitudes towards immigrants after the Austrian Freedom Party entered government”. In New Parties in Government, London: Routledge , p. 175-192.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2007). “Party pasts, immigration policies and voter mobilization in the 2002 Swedish election campaign”. In Globalization and Democratization: Challenges for political parties, ed. Siri Gloppen and Lise Rakner. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget , p. 175-192.


Other academic writings:

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth and Paul M. Sniderman (2017). “The Challenge of Muslim Inclusion: A Study in Thresholds”. DIGSSCORE Working paper 2017:7.

Berntzen, Lars Erik, Lise Bjånesøy, and Elisabeth Ivarsflaten (2017). “Patterns of Legitimacy on the Far Right”. DIGSSCORE Working paper 2017:4.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth, and John Martin Roaldset (2014). Norwegian Citizen Panel Report 1 Holdninger til prioritering i helsesektoren: Resultater fra Norsk medborgerpanel. Bergen: The Norwegian Citizen Panel, University of Bergen.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2014). “Unlikely New Kid on the Western European Radical Right Bloc”. Invited contribution to the Comparative Politics section newsletter of the American Political Science Association.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2014). “Who is the Populist Right? A View from Norway” ed. Dan Keleman. Invited contribution to the European Politics section newsletter of the American Political Science Association : 12-14.

Ivarsflaten, Elisabeth (2006). Immigration Policies and Party Organization: Explaining the Rise of the Populist Right in Western Europe. D. Phil. Dissertation, Nuffield College, the University of Oxford. 


Datasets and codebooks from the Norwegian Citizen Panel

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 15, 2019”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for the Norwegian Citizen Panel, University of Bergen. First NSD edition, Bergen 2019.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 14, 2019”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for the Norwegian Citizen Panel, University of Bergen. First NSD edition, Bergen 2019.

”Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 13, 2018”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for the Norwegian Citizen Panel, University of Bergen. First NSD edition, Bergen 2019.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel wave 12, 2018”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. First NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel wave 11, 2018”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. First NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

”Norwegian Citizen Panel wave 10, 2017”. Data collected by ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. Second NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 9, 2017”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, The University of Bergen. Third NSD edition, Bergen 2018

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 8, 2017”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, The University of Bergen. Third NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 7, 2016”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, The University of Bergen. Fourth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 6, 2016”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, The University of Bergen. Fifth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 5, 2015”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, The University of Bergen. Fifth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 4, 2015”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. Sixth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 3, 2014”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. Fifth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 2, 2014”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. Fourth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.

“Norwegian Citizen Panel Wave 1, 2013”. Data collected by Ideas2evidence for Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen. Fourth NSD edition, Bergen 2018.


Elisabeth Ivarsflaten
Department of Comparative Politics
Digital Social Science Core Facility
University of Bergen
Rosenbersgate 35, 5015 Bergen

email: elisabeth.ivarsflaten@uib.no
url: ivarsflaten.w.uib.no
phone: +47 55 58 24 60
mobile: +47 45 67 16 63
post: Postboks 7802, 5020 Bergen