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  • 23 Apr 2021
    Michalinos Zembylas

    Affect, Right-Wing Populism and Education

    The electoral victory of Donald Trump in the United States in 2016, Brexit in the same year, and particularly the emergence of right-wing populist movements in Europe (e.g., France, Germany, Austria, Hungary) and other parts of the world (e.g., India, Turkey, the Philippines) during the last few years have revived academic and public discussions about […]

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  • 4 May 2020
    David M. Ricci

    A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism: Driverless Cars

    In A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism, David Ricci argues that the rise of populism in the twenty-first century is a product of growing resentment caused by mass economic and creative destruction. In the following passage, excerpted from the sixth chapter, “Humanism,” Ricci looks at the development of “driverless cars” to illustrate […]

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  • 2 Jun 2017
    Frank Mols, Jolanda Jetten

    The Wealth Paradox: the idea that prosperity makes us more tolerant is a myth according to a new book

    The West is currently in the grip of a perfect storm: a lingering economic recession, a global refugee crisis, declining faith in multiculturalism, and the rise of populist anti-immigration parties. These developments seem to confirm the widely held view that hardship and poverty lead to social unrest and, more specifically, scapegoating of minorities. Yet a provocative new book presents compelling evidence to show that prejudice and intergroup hostility can be equally prevalent in times of economic prosperity, and among more affluent sections of the population.

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