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Five views: Is populism really a threat to democracy?

Enyedi, Zsolt (2017) Five views: Is populism really a threat to democracy? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jul 2017). Website.

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Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 US presidential election, the UK's decision to leave the EU, and the rise of anti-establishment parties across Europe have prompted discussions over the role of 'populism' in modern politics. But is populism really a threat to democracy or is the term simply used by mainstream politicians to dismiss the legitimate concerns of citizens? We asked five academics for their views.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 14:57
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