Populism, Sovereigntism, and the Unlikely Re-Emergence of the Territorial Nation-State

  title={Populism, Sovereigntism, and the Unlikely Re-Emergence of the Territorial Nation-State},
  author={Aristotle Kallis},
  journal={Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences},
  • Aristotle Kallis
  • Published 30 May 2018
  • Sociology
  • Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences
In the last three decades, the rise of a populist challenge to the liberal political mainstream exposed how shallow the supposed victory of global liberalism was, even in its heartlands in Europe and North America. Exclusive nationalism and nativism, identity politics, critiques of globalisation and internationalism, and calls for democratic re-empowerment of the demos have converged politically on a new locus of inflated territorial, indeed ‘border’ sovereignty, aligning the call of ‘taking… 
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