Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 February 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190277628

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Populism's Power

Radical Grassroots Democracy in America

Laura Grattan

  • Evaluates populism in a remarkable range of topics: democratic theory, grassroots politics past and present, popular culture, and queer theory
  • Critiques prevailing views that dismiss populism as 'episodic' or 'reactionary'
  • Argues that grassroots populism can help revitalize radical democracy
  • Offers a new theory of populism that combines symbolic resistance with everyday practice
  • Evaluates populism in DREAM Activism and the UndocuQueer movement

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