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Anti-system politics : the crisis of market liberalism in rich democracies

Anti-system politics : the crisis of market liberalism in rich democracies

Author: Jonathan Hopkin
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
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"Recent elections in the advanced western democracies have undermined the basic foundations of political systems that had previously beaten back all challenges - from both the left and the right. The election of Donald Trump to the US presidency, only months after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, signaled a dramatic shift in the politics of the rich democracies. This book traces the evolution of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopkin, Jonathan.
Anti-system politics.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2019031628
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hopkin
ISBN: 9780190699765 0190699760
OCLC Number: 1099604307
Description: x, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction : A quick history of the present --
Part One. Capitalism, Democracy, and Crisis --
Chapter 1. Parties against markets : The rise and fall of democratic capitalism --
Chapter 2. Explaining the rise of anti-system parties : Inequality, debt, and the crisis --
Part Two. Curbing Transatlantic Neoliberalism --
Chapter 3. American nightmare : How neoliberalism broke US democracy --
Chapter 4. Taking back control : Britain turns against the market --
Part Three. The Breaking of Europe --
Chapter 5. The new North-South divide : Bailout politics and the return of the left in Southern Europe --
Chapter 6. Spain : Boom, bust and breakup --
Chapter 7. Basta! : Anti-system politics in Italy --
Conclusions --
Notes --
Responsibility: Jonathan Hopkin.


This book examines the electoral successes of anti-system forces in the rich democracies. It explains the rise of anti-system politicians and parties in terms of two separate but closely related  Read more...


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Jonathan Hopkin offers a well-researched book which identifies connections between the anti-system politics in the United States, Britain, Greece, Spain and Italy. He finds there is a clear divide in Read more...

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