Reactive vs structural approach: A public law response to populism

@article{Alterio2019ReactiveVS,
  title={Reactive vs structural approach: A public law response to populism},
  author={ANA MICAELA Alterio},
  journal={Global Constitutionalism},
  year={2019},
  volume={8},
  pages={270 - 296}
}
Abstract: Contemporary scholarship mainly focuses on the crisis of political representation as the key facilitator behind the emergence of populism. If so, populism urges public law to revisit and rethink institutional designs. This article addresses two possible responses to populism. On one hand, an intuitive response could be to hamper popular participation by avoiding plebiscites, referendums or any other kind of public consultation. Alternatively, it is possible to respond to populism from… Expand
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