Bruter, Michael

Dr Michael Bruter  


Position held

Department of Government

Associate Professor (Reader) in Political Science and European Politics

Experience keywords:

public opinion; extreme right; institutions; elections; Europe polling/voting behaviour; western Europe; European Union

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Australia; UK; Europe; EU; France; Israel; Belgium; USA

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6547


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Bruter, Michael and Lodge, Martin, eds (2013) Political science research methods in action Research methods series. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230367753

Cammaerts, Bart and Bruter, Michael and Banaji, Shakuntala and Harrison, Sarah and Anstead, Nick (2013) The myth of youth apathy: young Europeans' critical attitudes toward democratic life American Behavioral Scientist, online. ISSN 0002-7642


Harrison, Sarah and Bruter, Michael (2011) Mapping extreme right ideology: an empirical geography of the European extreme right Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230581012


Bruter, Michael and Erikson, Robert S. and Strauss, Aaron B. (2010) Uncertain candidates, valence, and the dynamics of candidate position-taking Public Choice, 144 (1-2). 153-168. ISSN 1573-7101


Bruter, Michael and Harrison, Sarah (2009) The future of our democracies?: young party members in 6 European democracies Palgrave Macmillan , Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230219731

Bruter, Michael (2009) Time bomb?: the dynamic effect of news and symbols on the political identity of European citizens Comparative Political Studies, 42 (12). 1498-1536. ISSN 0010-4140

Bruter, Michael and Harrison, Sarah (2009) Tomorrow's leaders?: understanding the involvement of young party members in six European democracies Comparative Political Studies, 42 (10). 1259-1290. ISSN 0010-4140


Bruter, Michael (2008) Ein Spiel von Schuldzuweisungen? Politiker, Institutionen und die europäische Identität der Bürger In: Meyer, Thomas and Eisenberg, Johanna, (eds.) Europäische Identität Als Projekt. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften , Wiesbaden, Germany, 47-64. ISBN 9783531157818

Bruter, Michael (2008) Truths and myths on citizens: opinion of European institutions In: Meyer, Thomas and Vorholt, Udo, (eds.) Identität in Europa. Dortmunder politisch-philosophische Diskurse (6). Projekt Verlag , Bochum, Germany. ISBN 9783897331877

Bruter, Michael (2008) In the face of Europe: citizens, symbols, and European identity In: Meyer, Thomas and Vorholt, Udo, (eds.) Identität in Europa. Dortmunder politisch-philosophische Diskurse (6). Projekt Verlag , Bochum, Germany. ISBN 9783897331877

Bruter, Michael (2008) Legitimacy, euroscepticism & identity in the European Union Journal of Contemporary European Research, 4 (4). 273-285. ISSN 1815-347X

Bruter, Michael (2008) Europe from within, Europe from without: perceptions of the EU in the Asia Pacific In: Chaban, Natalia and Holland, Martin, (eds.) The European Union and the Asia-Pacific: Media, Public and Elite Perceptions of the Eu. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 149-164. ISBN 9780415421386


Deloye, Yves and Bruter, Michael (2007) Encyclopaedia of European elections Palgrave Macmillan , Basington, UK. ISBN 9781403994844

Bruter, Michael (2007) European Union – from backdoor to front Opendemocracy (3 Jul 2007) other

Bruter, Michael (2007) Une mauvaise voisine?: une reflexion comparee sur la science politique et les sciences sociales La science politique en debat, Association Française de Science Politique, Paris, France.


Bruter, Michael (2005) Citizens of Europe? The emergence of a mass European identity Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781403932396


Bruter, Michael (2003) Winning hearts and minds for Europe: the impact of news and symbols on civic and cultural European identity Comparative Political Studies, 36 (10). ISSN 0010-4140

Bruter, Michael (2003) On what citizens mean by feeling 'European' : perceptions of news, symbols and borderless-ness Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 30 (1). 21-39. ISSN 1469-9451

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This book proposes a new multidimensional model – comprehensively tested across 17 European political systems and 25 parties – of extreme right politics based on alternative expressions of negative identity and authoritarianism.

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