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Cultural Backlash : Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism

Publisher: [s.l.] : Cambridge University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book
Authoritarian populist parties have advanced in many countries, and entered government in states as diverse as Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. Even small parties can still shift the policy agenda, as demonstrated by UKIP's role in catalyzing Brexit. Drawing on new evidence, this book advances a general theory why the silent revolution in values triggered a backlash fuelling support for  Read more...

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Named Person: Donald Trump
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781108444422 1108444423
OCLC Number: 1050642844
Description: S.
Contents: Part I. Introduction: 1. Understanding populism; 2. The cultural backlash theory; 3. Varieties of populism; Part II. Authoritarian-Populist Values: 4. The backlash against the silent revolution; 5. Economic grievances; 6. Immigration; Part III. From Values to Votes: 7. Classifying parties; 8. Who votes for authoritarian-populists?; 9. Party fortunes and electoral rules; 10. Trump's America; 11. Brexit; Part IV. Conclusions: 12. Eroding the civic culture?; 13. The populist challenge; Endnotes; Appendices; Index.
Responsibility: Norris, Pippa;Inglehart, Ronald.


What explains the rise of authoritarian populism in Europe and the US, including Trump and Brexit? The book argues that a backlash against cultural change by older generations triggered these  Read more...


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