The thin ideology of populism

@article{Stanley2008TheTI,
  title={The thin ideology of populism},
  author={B. Stanley},
  journal={Journal of Political Ideologies},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={110 - 95}
}
  • B. Stanley
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Political Ideologies
  • The concept of populism has in recent years inspired much debate and much confusion. It has been described variously as a pathology, a style, a syndrome and a doctrine. Others have raised doubts as to whether the term has any analytical utility, concluding that it is simply too vague to tell us anything meaningful about politics. Drawing on recent developments in the theoretical literature, it is argued that populism should be regarded as a ‘thin’ ideology which, although of limited analytical… CONTINUE READING
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