Democracies and the Populist Challenge

Democracies and the Populist Challenge

by Y. Meny, Y. Surel

Paperback(1st ed. 2002)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349429110
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Edition description: 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

HANS-GOERG BETZ Associate Professor of Political Science, York University, Toronto
MARGARET CANOVAN Professor of Political Thought, University of Keele
HERBERT P. KITSCHELT Professor of Political Science, Duke University
PETER MAIR Professor of Comparative Politics, Leiden University
CAS MUDDE Lecturer, Department of Politics, University of Edinburgh
WOLFGANG C. MÜLLER Professor of Political Science, University of Vienna
PAUL TAGGART Lecturer in Politics and Jean Monnet Lecturer in Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex
MARCO TARCHI Associate Professor of Political Science and Political Communication, University of Florence
ALAN WARE Professor of Politics, University of Oxford

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Notes on the Contributors The Constitutive Ambiguity of Populism: M.Mény & Y.Surel PART I: MAKING SENSE OF POPULISM Taking Politics to the People: Populism as the Ideology of Democracy; M.Canovan Populism, the Democratic Question, and Contemporary Governance; Y.Papadopoulos Populism and the Pathology of Representative Politics; P.Taggart Populist Democracy vs. Party Democracy; P.Mair PART II: IDENTIFYING COUNTRY VARIATIONS The United States: Populism as Political Strategy; A.Ware Populism Italian Style; M.Tarchi Populism in the French Party System; Y.Surel Evil or the 'Engine of Democracy'? Populism and Party Competition in Austria; W.C.Müller PART III: COMPARING NATIONAL CASES Popular Dissatisfaction with Democracy: Populism and Party Systems; H.Kitschelt Conditions Favouring the Success (and Failure) of Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Contemporary Democracies; H.G.Betz In the Name of Peasantry, the Proletariat, and the People: Populisms in East Europe; C.Mudde References Index

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