Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Photographer: Dirk Gillissen

dr. T. (Tjitske) Akkerman

  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Nieuwe Achtergracht  166
    1018 WV  Amsterdam



  • Akkerman, T., de Lange, S. L., & Rooduijn, M. (2016). Inclusion and mainstreaming?: Radical right-wing populist parties in the new millennium. In T. Akkerman, S. L. de Lange, & M. Rooduijn (Eds.), Radical right-wing populist parties in Western Europe: into the mainstream? (pp. 1-28). (Extremism and democracy). London: Routledge. [details] 
  • Akkerman, T., de Lange, S. L., & Rooduijn, M. (2016). Into the mainstream? A comparative analysis of the programmatic profiles of radical right-wing populist parties in Western Europe over time. In T. Akkerman, S. L. de Lange, & M. Rooduijn (Eds.), Radical right-wing populist parties in Western Europe: into the mainstream? (pp. 31-52). (Extremism and democracy). London: Routledge. [details] 


  • Akkerman, T. (2015). Immigration policy and electoral competition in Western Europe: a fine-grained analysis of party positions over the past two decades. Party Politics, 21(1), 54-67. DOI: 10.1177/1354068812462928  [details] 
  • Akkerman, T., & Rooduijn, M. (2015). Pariahs or partners? Inclusion and exclusion of radical right parties and the sffects on their policy positions. Political Studies, 63(5), 1140-1157. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9248.12146  [details] 


  • de Lange, S. L., & Akkerman, T. (2013). Λαϊκιστικά κόμματα στο Βέλγιο: μία περίπτωση ηγεμονικής φιλελεύθερης δημοκρατίας. In C. Mudde, & C. Rovira Kaltwasser (Eds.), Λαϊκισμός στην Ευρώπη και την Αμερική: Απειλή ή διόρθωση για τη δημοκρατία (pp. 71-98). Athens: Επίκεντρο. [details] 


  • Akkerman, T. (2012). Comparing radical right parties in government: immigration and integration policies in nine countries (1996-2010). West European Politics, 35(3), 511-529. DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2012.665738  [details] 
  • Akkerman, T. (2012). Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797). In C. Ceton, A. Halsema, I. van der Burg, K. Vintges, & V. Vasterling (Eds.), Vrouwelijke filosofen: een historisch overzicht (pp. 244-249). Amsterdam: Atlas. [details] 
  • Akkerman, T. (2012). Populism. In H. K. Anheier, M. Juergensmeyer, & V. Faessel (Eds.), Encyclopedia of global studies (pp. 1358-1360). Los Angeles: SAGE reference. DOI: 10.4135/9781452218557.n425  [details] 
  • Akkerman, T., & de Lange, S. L. (2012). Radical right parties in office: incumbency records and the electoral cost of governing. Government and Opposition, 47(4), 574-596. DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-7053.2012.01375.x  [details] 
  • de Lange, S. L., & Akkerman, T. (2012). Populist parties in Belgium: a case of hegemonic liberal democracy? In C. Mudde, & C. R. Kaltwasser (Eds.), Populism in Europe and the Americas: threat or corrective for democracy? (pp. 27-45). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details] 


  • Akkerman, T. (2011). Confrontaties rond de gezichtssluier. De gelijkheid van vrouwen als maatstaf van culturele en politieke integratie. In M. Grever, I. de Haan, D. Hondius, & S. Legêne (Eds.), Grenzeloze gelijkheid: historische vertogen over cultuurverschil (pp. 166-180). Amsterdam: Bert Bakker. [details] 
  • Akkerman, T. (2011). Friend or foe? Right-wing populism and the popular press in Britain and the Netherlands. Journalism, 12(8), 931-945. DOI: 10.1177/1464884911415972  [details] 



  • Akkerman, T., de Lange, S. L., & Rooduijn, M. (2016). Radical right-wing populist parties in Western Europe: into the mainstream? (Extremism and democracy). London: Routledge. [details] 


  • Akkerman, T. (2009). Democratie: de Europese grondslagen van het moderne idee (4e herz. en uitgebreide druk). Amsterdam: Spinhuis. [details] 


  • Akkerman, T. (2013). The Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize.

Scientific position

  • Akkerman, T. (2009). Jurylid/voorzitter, Jaarprijs Politicologie NKWP.


  • Akkerman, T. (organiser), de Lange, S. L. (organiser) & Rooduijn, M. (organiser) (19-6-2014 - 20-6-2014). Conference at UvA. Up to the mainstream? Radical right parties in Western Europe. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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