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Book review: what is populism? by Jan-Werner Müller

Gessler, Theresa (2016) Book review: what is populism? by Jan-Werner Müller. LSE Review of Books (14 Dec 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In What is Populism?, Jan-Werner Müller provides a timely perspective on the pressing question of what populism is and how to respond to it. Defining populism as anti-pluralist, elite-critical politics with a moral claim to representation, he cautions that populists are both willing and able to govern and may therefore deform democracy by turning states towards partisanship. This short book is a recommended read for academics as well as the wider public, writes Theresa Gessler.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2017 13:01
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2019 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/68857

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