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Populism

Simon Tormey

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

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Populism is now a compulsory topic for every politics student in the world – this book is accessible to both general readers and undergraduates, with each chapter working as part of the whole and as a standalone piece
Existing introductions predate the current populist wave, but Tormey takes us from the earliest identified cases to Trump, Brexit, Le Pen, Orbán and the Italian general election of 2018
Breaks down the problems with defining populism, presents the key takes of the leading academics in the field, and draws conclusions about the threat posed and what to do

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