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The Resource The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre, (electronic resource)

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

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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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
320.56/62
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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de la Torre, Carlos
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  • Populism
  • Democracy
Label
The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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
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ocn898101135
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Extent
1 online resource (485 p.)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780813146874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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22573/ctt1273pj6
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898101135
Label
The promise and perils of populism : global perspectives, edited by Carlos de la Torre, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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
ocn898101135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (485 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813146874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1273pj6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898101135

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