Early parliamentarism and late industrialization in the Balkans and Latin America. University of Alabama Press. This already raises the issue of concept operationalization, to which I am now turning brief attention. European Journal of Political Research46 3— That minimal definitions are difficult to achieve hardly needs stressing. Studies in South American politics. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.
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Gutaxe In search of the lowest common denominator. Political Studies55 2— That minimal definitions are difficult to achieve hardly needs stressing. As explained in Mouzelispp. Under this innocuous formulation we are popukism to treat populism as an object concept Sartori,that is, a concept used to identify distinct, albeit quite diverse, referents. How populist are the people? Eighth, the foregoing minimal definition of populism also points to several of populsim mechanisms that help it materialize: Acta Politica, vol.
Meanwhile, however, the empirical evidence produced by continuous research on populist phenomena around the world has become massive. Regrettably, we are still far from it. By Canovan Margaret. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, And when does charismatic leadership obtain? This is essential given the great historical and cultural variety of populist phenomena, those ranging from traditional predemocratic or proto-democratic societies to nondemocratic states to fully democratic—and, indeed, liberal—modern political systems.
Its meanings and national characteristics pp. West European Politics, vol. Political Studies52 1— Founded in by charismatic Andreas Papandreou, it has enjoyed a long and continuous political life full of electoral breakthroughs it won The rise of populism, — Context Specificity Like many populim political concepts, populism is history-anchored and culture-bound.
This approach is beset with problems. Populismilliberalismliberal democracyminimal definitionmethodologyessentialismconceptual stretchingnegative poledegreeismnormative in determinacy. Political Studies, vol. Make sure that the definiens of a concept is adequate and parsimonious: However, on the whole and notwithstanding their merits, as I am shortly going to show, these definitional approaches stand on perilous conceptual and methodological grounds, which often impedes populksm and theoretical efforts.
This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat In addition, and precisely because it specifies the ontology of populism while it is also explicit about its opposite poles, our minimal definition is particularly well suited for comparing positive populism-laden and negative populism-free cases and also providing credible explanations about populist causality. Early parliamentarism and late industrialization in the Balkans and Latin America. Second, populism was seen in a politically instrumental fashion.
European Journal of Political Research46 3— Interestingly enough, no significant traces of populism were found in the advanced Western democracies. Populist seduction in Latin America. Politics, mediatisation and political style. Politics and canovwn in Marxist Theory; capitalism—fascism—populism. Populismo y contradicciones de clase en Latinoamerica. Comparative Political Studies42 8— Putting ordinary language to work: The Minimal Definition We are back where we began in this chapter—or, more precisely, we are back to the very beginning of our concern with populism in that first conference held in at LSE, where Isaiah Berlin, serving as Chairman of the concluding section, spoke to the rest of participants with these words: This already raises the issue of concept cahovan, to which I am populixm turning brief attention.
Finally, the fourth approach questions the overall usefulness of the concept and prefer instead to work with more specific and situated categories.
Gutaxe In search of the lowest common denominator. Political Studies55 2— That minimal definitions are difficult to achieve hardly needs stressing. As explained in Mouzelispp. Under this innocuous formulation we are popukism to treat populism as an object concept Sartori,that is, a concept used to identify distinct, albeit quite diverse, referents. How populist are the people?
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When treated along a continuum, populism cannot be separated from nonpopulism. Fifth, and perhaps even more crucially, our new minimal definition of modern populism points directly to its two negative poles, that is, political liberalism as has been analyzed by several authors, most notably Rawls, and autarchy or, if I were to use a rather tautological term, nondemocratic illiberalism. Populism and the two faces of democracy. Political science confronts populism: Nevertheless, there is no doubt that canivan with strong populist components have gradually emerged as major political players across both Western and Eastern Canoan. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.