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In and out: Emmanuel Macron’s anti-populist populism

Bordignon, Fabio (2017) In and out: Emmanuel Macron’s anti-populist populism. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Apr 2017). Website.

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Emmanuel Macron has cultivated an image as a political outsider, but some of his critics accuse him of being more closely integrated with the French establishment than he claims. Fabio Bordignon characterises Macron’s candidacy as ‘anti-populist populism’, suggesting that despite appealing to the political centre and being staunchly pro-EU, Macron has adopted a form of ‘soft populism’ to capitalise on the current anti-establishment political climate in France.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 14:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:01

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