Me the people : how populism transforms democracy /

In this study of populist politics, Nadia Urbinati argues that populism is best understood as a new form of representative government, based on an unmediated relationship between a leader and those in society whom the leader defines as the "true" people. Leaders of oppositional populist mo...

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Main Author: Urbinati, Nadia, 1955- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A new form of representative government
  • From antiestablishment to antipolitics
  • The true people and its majority
  • The leader beyond parties
  • Direct representation
  • Epilogue: A dead end?