New book by PaCE partner, Takis S. Pappas “Populism and Liberal Democracy”



Populism and Liberal Democracy

A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Takis S. Pappas

  • The first book to offer a comprehensive theory about populism during both its emergence and consolidation phases in three geographical regions: Europe, Latin America and the United States
  • Provides a novel, minimal definition of populism as ‘democratic illiberalism’
  • Focuses on a new set of populist cases from Europe and the Americas
  • Provides a comprehensive causal theory of populist emergence and populist rule
  • Points to the importance of extraordinary charismatic leadership for populist success

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