On the Distinct Effects of Left-Wing and Right-Wing Populism on Democratic Quality

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Robert A. Huber; Christian H. Schimpf;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Cogitatio
  • Journal: Politics and Governance (issn: 2183-2463)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17645/pag.v5i4.919, doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000228385
  • Subject: populism | Political science (General) | JA1-92 | political inclusion | Europe; liberal democracy; minority rights; mutual constraints; political inclusion; populism | liberal democracy | minority rights | mutual constraints | Europe

This study examines the differences and commonalities of how populist parties of the left and right relate to democracy. The focus is narrowed to the relationship between these parties and two aspects of democratic quality, minority rights and mutual constraints. Our ar... View more
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