Cultural backlash Trump, Brexit, and authoritarian populism

Authoritarian populist parties have advanced in many countries, and entered government in states as diverse as Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. Even small parties can still shift the policy agenda, as demonstrated by UKIP's role in catalyzing Brexit. Drawing on new evid...

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Main Authors: Norris, Pippa, Inglehart, Ronald (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2019
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Authoritarian populist parties have advanced in many countries, and entered government in states as diverse as Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. Even small parties can still shift the policy agenda, as demonstrated by UKIP's role in catalyzing Brexit. Drawing on new evidence, this book advances a general theory why the silent revolution in values triggered a backlash fuelling support for authoritarian-populist parties and leaders in the US and Europe. The conclusion highlights the dangers of this development and what could be done to mitigate the risks to liberal democracy
Physical Description:xiv, 540 pages digital
ISBN:9781108595841