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Precarity, Populism and the Chances for a Green Democratic Transformation

Azmanova, Albena (2021) Precarity, Populism and the Chances for a Green Democratic Transformation. openDemocracy, . (KAR id:85776)

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Abstract

This is a contribution to the rethinking populism series of openDemocracy (with Chantal Mouffe, Didier Fassin, and James Schneider):

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/rethinking-populism/

In response to Mouffe's articulation of a 'left populism' which is to rally behind a Green democratic transformation, I suggest that the proper Left alternative to the class struggle is not that of a Left populism understood as radicalization of democracy, but subverting capitalism by mobilizing an even wider and more diverse anti-capitalist front.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: populism, democracy, Mouffe, hegemony, capitalism, emancipation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Albena Azmanova
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2021 11:50 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 10:22 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/85776 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Azmanova, Albena: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2471-2016
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