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"The populist turn in the politics of the New Europe"

Taggart, Paul. (2003) "The populist turn in the politics of the New Europe". In: UNSPECIFIED, Nashville, TN. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This paper is an essay on populism in contemporary Europe. I want to focus on the paradox of representative European domestic politics and the weakness of the representative politics of the European integration project. The paper is constructed as a think-piece rather than a paper gathering empirical data. In this paper I, therefore, offer a short review of one of the key taxonomies of populism and how it relates to Europe. Following that, I suggest an alternative view of populism in which there are six characteristic features. These six features are then discussed with reference to the three cases of populist mobilization. Finally, I conclude with the argument that instances of populist mobilization in contemporary Europe are limited in their scope of collective impact

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Populism.
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > general
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > political parties
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
    ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2003 (8th), March 27-29, 2003
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2005
    Page Range: p. 20
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:24
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2962

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