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Are populists friends or foes of constitutionalism?
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In this policy brief, Cas Mudde of the University of Georgia sets out a definition for populism and argues that, contrary to claims by the Tea Party and other populist movements around the world, populism is in fact theoretically opposed to constitutionalism. He reasons that, while populism is essentially democratic, by adopting a form of extreme majoritarianism, it is contrary to the limits placed on both popular sovereignty and majority rule that are integral to constitutional principles...
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The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
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2013
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Policy brief. © The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society 2013.
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