Venezuela's Chavismo and populism in comparative perspective

Populism is best understood as a Manichaean world view linked to a characteristic language or discourse. Chavismo, the movement that sustains Hugo Chávez in Venezuela, is a paradigmatic instance of populism. Using a novel, cross-country dataset on populist discourse, combined with extensive data fro...

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Main Author: Hawkins, Kirk Andrew
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • the Bolivarian circles in Venezuela
  • Populist policy : the missions of the Chávez government