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The perils of populism, the end of the American century?, Adebowale Akande, editor

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Preface -- The Decline of American Politics -- Implications -- References -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I Introduction: The Rhetoric and Myth of a Diffuse Concept-Populism -- Prologue -- The Danger of Trumpian Populism -- I the People, the Rhetoric of a ``Would Be/Wanna Be´´ Goliath (Trump): On Populist Watch -- Introduction and Background -- The Normative and Evaluative ``Myth´´ of a Diffuse Concept: Populism -- Epitome of Populism -- Falsehood-Fakery-Mockery or Insanity? Or Both? -- Trump´s Unlimited Fantasies -- Orwellian Slippery Slope -- U.S. Constitution? Trump Calls for the Termination of the Constitution -- Choosing Democracy Over Monarchy: the Day that Democracy Would Die -- Presidential Debate Biden vs. Trump -- Inseparable Discussion-Conclusion and Overview -- References -- Part II: Ambivalence of Populism -- Democracy in Perplexity: Donald Trump Entangled in a Colonial Legacy of Race-Based Enfranchisement -- Introduction -- Donald Trump and Other Republicans -- What Causes Democracy -- The Natural History of Enfranchisement -- Warfare and True Universal Suffrage -- White Suffrage and Black Enfranchisement -- Trump and the Threat to Democracy -- References -- Cultural Backlash: The Long-Term Damage of Trump´s Legacy to American Democracy and Global Politics -- Introduction -- Background -- Populism´s Effect on Democracy -- The Global Effect of Populism -- How Populism Dismantles Democracies and How Trump Assaulted the American Presidency -- Trump´s Effect on Global Politics -- Conceptualization of Trump´s Effect on Democracy -- Conclusion -- References -- Trump, Authoritarian Populism, COVID-19 Pandemic, and Technopolitics: From a U.S. Perspective -- Introduction -- COVID-19, Eco-crisis, and Global Viralization -- Authoritarian Populism, COVID-19, and Crises of Democracy
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1st ed.
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