Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3230: Trumping the Mainstream: Populism and Democratic Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Akkerman, Tjitske, Sarah L. de Lange, and Matthijs Rooduijn, eds (2016) Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe, Into the Mainstream? Abingdon, New York: Routledge.

Canovan, Margaret. 2005. The people, Key concepts (Polity Press). Cambridge: Polity.

Hay, Colin (2007), Why We Hate Politics, Cambridge: Polity.

Horwitz, Robert Britt (2013) America's right: anti-establishment conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party: Cambridge: Polity.

Linz, Juan J. 2000. Totalitarian and authoritarian regimes. Boulder, CO: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Mudde, Cas (2007) Populist radical right parties in Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Norris, Pippa (2005) Radical right: voters and parties in the electoral market. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Panizza, Francisco (ed.) (2005), Populism and the Mirror of Democracy, London: Verso.

Pirro, Andrea L. P (2015) The populist radical right in Central and Eastern Europe: ideology, impact, and electoral performance: London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Rosenthal, L., & Trost, C. (Eds.) (2012) Steep: the precipitous rise of the Tea Party. Berkeley, London: University of California Press.

Schäfer, Armin, and Wolfgang Streeck, eds. 2013. Politics in the age of austerity. Edited by Polity. Cambridge.

Skocpol, T., & Williamson, V. (2012). The Tea Party and the remaking of Republican conservatism. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press