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Me the people : how populism transforms democracy

Author: Nadia Urbinati
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study of populist politics, Nadia Urbinati argues that populism is best understood as a new form of representative government, based on an unmediated relationship between a leader and those in society whom the leader defines as the "true" people. Leaders of oppositional populist movements gain popularity by taking advantage of a discontent with rule by political elites. Party elites are cast as a homogenous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Urbinati
ISBN: 9780674243576 0674243579 9780674243583 0674243587
OCLC Number: 1105988944
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: A new form of representative government --
From antiestablishment to antipolitics --
The true people and its majority --
The leader beyond parties --
Direct representation --
Epilogue: A dead end?
Responsibility: Nadia Urbinati

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Populism suddenly is everywhere, and everywhere misunderstood. Nadia Urbinati argues that populism should be regarded as government based on an unmediated relationship between the leader and those  Read more...

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