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The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre

Label
The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives
Title
The promise and perils of populism
Title remainder
global perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carlos de la Torre
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square to the Tea Party in the United States to the campaign to elect indigenous leader Evo Morales in Bolivia, modern populist movements command international attention and compel political and social change. When citizens demand ""power to the people, "" they evoke corrupt politicians, imperialists, or oligarchies that have appropriated power from its legitimate owners. These stereotypical narratives belie the vague and often contradictory definitions of the concept of ""the people"" and the many motives of those who use populism as a political tool. In T
Dewey number
320.56/62
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Torre, Carlos de la,
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  • Populism
  • Democracy
Label
The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Sponsorship; Contents; Introduction; Part I; 1. Political Theology and Populism; 2. Power to Whom?; 3. The People as Re-presentation and Event; 4. Insurgencies Don't Have a Plan -- They Are the Plan; 5. Populism, Political Mobilization, and Crises of Political Representation; 6. Populist Mobilization; 7. Explaining the Emergence of Populism in Europe and the Americas; Part II; 8. ""Free the People""; 9. A New American Populist Coalition?; 10. Contemporary Populism and ""The People"" in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • 11. Varieties of African Populism in Comparative Perspective12. The Contested Meanings of Insurrections, the Sovereign People, and Democracy in Ecuador, Venezuela, and Bolivia; 13. Popular Power in the Discourse of Hugo Chavez's Government (1999-2013); 14. ""El Pueblo Boliviano, de Composicion Plural""; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn901056726
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 474 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813146874
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)901056726
Label
The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Sponsorship; Contents; Introduction; Part I; 1. Political Theology and Populism; 2. Power to Whom?; 3. The People as Re-presentation and Event; 4. Insurgencies Don't Have a Plan -- They Are the Plan; 5. Populism, Political Mobilization, and Crises of Political Representation; 6. Populist Mobilization; 7. Explaining the Emergence of Populism in Europe and the Americas; Part II; 8. ""Free the People""; 9. A New American Populist Coalition?; 10. Contemporary Populism and ""The People"" in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • 11. Varieties of African Populism in Comparative Perspective12. The Contested Meanings of Insurrections, the Sovereign People, and Democracy in Ecuador, Venezuela, and Bolivia; 13. Popular Power in the Discourse of Hugo Chavez's Government (1999-2013); 14. ""El Pueblo Boliviano, de Composicion Plural""; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn901056726
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 474 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813146874
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)901056726

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