Resisting the ‘populist hype’: a feminist critique of a globalising concept

  title={Resisting the ‘populist hype’: a feminist critique of a globalising concept},
  author={B. Maiguashca},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={768 - 785}
  • B. Maiguashca
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Review of International Studies
Abstract The purpose of this article is to offer a feminist critique of populism, not as a distinct mode of politics, but as an analytical and political concept. As such, it seeks to redirect our attention away from populism, understood as a politics ‘out there’, towards the academic theoretical debates that have given this analytical term a new lease of life and propelled it beyond academic circles into the wider public discourse. In this context, the article develops two broad arguments. The… Expand
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