Populist Mobilization: A New Theoretical Approach to Populism*

@article{Jansen2011PopulistMA,
  title={Populist Mobilization: A New Theoretical Approach to Populism*},
  author={R. Jansen},
  journal={Sociological Theory},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={75 - 96}
}
  • R. Jansen
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Sociology has long shied away from the problem of populism. This may be due to suspicion about the concept or uncertainty about how to fit populist cases into broader comparative matrices. Such caution is warranted: the existing interdisciplinary literature has been plagued by conceptual confusion and disagreement. But given the recent resurgence of populist politics in Latin America and elsewhere, sociology can no longer afford to sidestep such analytical challenges. This article moves toward… CONTINUE READING
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