1. Global Populism: Histories, Trajectories, Problems and Challenges Part 1: Contemporary Theories of Populism 2. Populist Ideologies 3. Populist Political Strategies 4. Discourse Theories: Ernesto Laclau and the Essex School Part 2: Regional Trajectories 5. Populism in the US 6. Contemporary/21st century Populism in Europe 7. Populism in Latin America 8. Populism in Africa 9. Populists in Asia: Fighting Social Immobility or Entrenching Autocracy? 10. Populism in the Middle East Part 3: Populism and Democracy 11. Populism and Late Liberalism 12. Leftwing Populism and Democratization 13. Populism and Democracy in Europe 14. Populist Leadership, Party Institutionalisation and Democratisation in Africa 15. Populism and Democracy Part 4: Populism, Authoritarianism, Fascism 16. Populism and Trans-Atlantic Fascism 17. Postfascism and Populism in Europe 18. Populist Authoritarianism 19. Populism and Competitive Authoritarianism Part 5: The Populist Politization of Inequalities and Differences 20. Left Populism and the Politization of Neoliberal Exclusions in Latin America and Southern Europe 21. Islamic Populism and the Politization of Neoliberal Inequalities 22. Populism and Race in the US 23. Populism, Migration, and Xenophobia in Europe 24. Populism and Race/Ethnicity in Latin America 25. Ethnopopulism in Africa Part 6: Populism and the Media 17. Latin America 18. Asia, and Europe 19. Europe 20. Israel 21. Conclusion
Carlos de la Torre is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kentucky and Emeritus Professor at FLASCO-Ecuador. He has been a fellow at the Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars. He is the author of 13 books and over 100 articles and book chapters.
"It broadens our view and provides rich material for a more empirically based debate on populism and, most of all, on the reasons for its development." Dirk Joerke, TU Darmstadt