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legacy of populism in Bolivia from the MNR to military rule by Christopher Mitchell

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English



  • Bolivia,
  • Bolivia.


  • Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario (Bolivia),
  • Populism -- Bolivia.,
  • Bolivia -- Politics and government -- 1938-,
  • Bolivia -- Armed Forces -- Political activity.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Mitchell.
SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and government
LC ClassificationsF3326 .M535
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4567142M
ISBN 100030396719
LC Control Number77083461

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movements have been ethno-populist parties—that is, parties that combine an inclusive ethnic appeal with a traditional populist platform. Ethno-populist parties and leaders have won significant legislative or presidential victories in several of the Andean countries in the last few years. In Bolivia, for example, Evo Morales and the Movimiento al. Dark side of legacy: The Failure 1. Failed to unite with the urban laboring masses to build a broad based of support. 2. Failed to understand how to raise money in the corporate milieu. Bright side of legacy: The Success 1. Populists learned a great truth that cultures are hard.   Since the s and s until the present, populist leaders have dominated Latin America’s political landscapes. This chapter explains the commonalities and differences between the different subtypes of Latin American populism—classical, neoliberal, and radical. It examines why these different manifestations of populism emerged, and their democratizing and inclusionary promises Cited by: 2.   How a populist president helped Bolivia's poor – but built himself a palace The link between South American populism and declining inequality is striking – especially in Evo Morales.

  Let’s talk about the next one on your list which is Michael Kazin’s book, The Populist Persuasion: An American History (). This book is the classic study of US populism. It was published well before populism got a lot of attention again. It really is a history of populism in America, going back to the 19th century and particularly to. Underlying the PopuList is the de˝nition of populism proposed by Mudde (). This is widely accepted in the recent political science literature; it characterizes pop-ulism as “a political narrative that antagonizes the people and the corrupt elite, and that aims. The legacy of the Populists, or "People's Party," included demands for direct popular election of United States senators and the empowerment of the Congress to lay and collect taxes on incomes.   The nature of the rise in populist rhetoric is brought into focus when the size of affected countries is considered. In the early s, Venezuela, Argentina and Italy were the only countries with.

A great introduction book that discusses the approaches and cases of populism and provides a definition of the term. It starts with making a review and distinction how authors have viewed populism as an ideology, movement, or syndrome and how different regions have different characteristics/5(59). Populism, political program or movement that champions, or claims to champion, the common person, by contrast with a real or perceived elite. It combines elements of the left and the right, opposing large business and financial interests but also frequently being hostile to established socialist and labor parties. Bethell, Leslie () Populism, Neo-Populism and the Left in Brazil. In: de la Torre, Carlos, Arnson, Cynthia (eds) Latin American Populism in the 21st Century. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins Univeristy Press, pp. – Google Scholar.   As Benjamin Moffitt explains in his book “The Global Rise of Populism”, a conference at the London School of Economics in agreed that the .