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Populism, an introduction, by Manuel Anselmi

"Populism: An Introduction is the first introduction to the theme of populism. It will introduce the principal theories, definitions, models and contemporary debates. A number of global case studies will be used to illustrate the concept: Russian populism; Latin American populism; Italian populism.Populism will reflect on the sociology of democratic processes and investigate the evolution of political consensus in contemporary political systems. This book will appeal to academics and postgraduate students working in the field of sociology, political sociology and politics."--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
chapter Introduction: The populist option -- chapter 1 Preliminary elements of the concept of populism -- part PART I Theorists -- chapter 2 Gino Germani: National-populism and modernization -- chapter 3 Edward Shils: Public sphere and populism in the US -- chapter 4 Ghia Ionescu and Ernest Gellner: modern studies on populism -- chapter 5 Margaret Canovan and the shadow of democracy -- chapter 6 Laclau: The construction of the political -- chapter 7 Mény and Surel: Sovereignty, constitution and the people -- chapter 8 The recent debate -- part PART II Major cases -- chapter 9 Russian populism -- chapter 10 Perón and Peronism -- chapter 11 Left-turn and neo-populisms in Latin America -- chapter 12 Italian neo-populism -- part PART III Other typologies and other problems -- chapter 13 Penal populism -- chapter 14 Cultural populism -- chapter 15 Media populism -- chapter 16 Constitutional populism -- chapter 17 How to study populism: Analytical prospects for social research -- chapter 18 Concluding remarks. Democracy and populism: Which perspectives?
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (131 pages)
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