Populism and Democracy

Course Guide

Populism and Democracy

International Migration and Ethics relations (IMER) Research Areas

Literature:

Course Guide

Moffit, B. 2020. Populism. Chapter 1.

Conceptual Approaches to the study of Populism

Hellström, A. 2016. Trust Us: Reproducing the nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Parties. Introduction.

Moffit, B. 2020. Populism. Chapter 2

Extensive reading

Hellström, A. 2013 “Help! The Populists are Coming”, MIM working paper series 13: 4

Laclau, E. 2005. “Populism: What´s in a name?”, in Panizza (ed) Populism and the Mirror of Democracy, London/New York: Verso.

Liberalism OR Democracy.

Literature

Abts, K & Rummens, S. (2007) “Populism versus Democracy”, Political Studies 55.

Kaltwasser, C. B. (16 September 2018) “The Siren song of left-wing populism”, New York Times, https://www.newtimes.co.rw/opinions/siren-song-left-wing-populism-0

Kaltwasser, C. B. & Hauwaert, S. M. (28 February 2020) ”The populist is a dissatisfied democrat, but a democrat nonetheless”, in London School of Economic (LSE) blog, https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2020/02/28/the-populist-citizen-is-a-dissatisfied-democrat-but-a-democrat-nonetheless/?fbclid=IwAR2XUMEk4Cv9pIfOlzUKgTvwAyEcc2j2EMRnIIPvafevhedhv0ITiuwwlSQ

Moffit, B. 2020. Populism. Chapter 5 – 6

Orbán, V. (29 July 2014) “Full text of Viktor Orbán’s speech at Băile Tuşnad (Tusnádfürdő) of 26 July 2014, in The Budapest Beacon, https://budapestbeacon.com/full-text-of-viktor-orbans-speech-at-baile-tusnad-tusnadfurdo-of-26-july-2014/

https://www.illiberalism.org/hilary-silver-on-left-wing-xenophobia/

Populism AND Democracy: Left-Wing Populism

Obligatory Literature

Arditi, B. (2005) “Populism as an Internal Periphery of Democratic Politics”, in Panizza, F. (ed) Populism and the Mirror of Democracy, London/New York: Verso

Canovan, M. (1999) “Trust the People! Populism and the Two Faces of Democracy”, Political Studies 47.

Hellström, A. (2016) Trust Us: Reproducing the nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Parties. Pp. 59 – 62.

Moffit, B. 2020. Populism. Chapter 6

Mouffe, C. (2005) “’The End of Politics’ and the challenge of Right-Wing Populism”, in Panizza, F. (ed) Populism and the Mirror of Democracy

Mouffe, C. (2019) For a left populism (London/New York: Verso)

Panizza, F. (2005) “Introduction: Populism and the Mirror of Democracy”, in Panizza, F. (ed) Populism and the Mirror of Democracy

Extensive Reading

Canovan, M. 2005. The People. Cambridge: Polity.

Mouffe, C. & Bechler, R. (10 September 2018) “Left Populism over the years”, in Open Democracy, https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/can-europe-make-it/left-populism-over-years-chantal-mouffe-in-conversation-with-rosemar/

Oakeshott, M. 1996. The politics of faith & The Politics of Scepticism. New Haven/New York: Yale University Press

Lecture 4. The Far Right Today. 31 January, 10.15 – 12.

Hellström, A. (2016) pages 4-16, 45-53, in Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Parties, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books

Moffit, B. 2020. Populism. Chapter 3.

Mudde, C (2019) The Far Right Today. Chapters: Introduction, 1, 2 & 6

Extensive Reading

Hellström, A. (2015) “Borders of Normality, context-dependence and the nationalist populist parties in northern Europe”, in Hofmeister, W., Rueppel, P., Sarmah, M (red) Nationalism in Asia and Europe. Panorama – Insights into Asian and European Affairs (2), Singapore: Select Books. (Uploaded on Canvas)

Mouffe, C. (2005) “’The End of Politics’ and the challenge of Right-Wing Populism”, in Panizza (ed) Populism and the Mirror of Democracy, London/New York: Verso.

Mudde, C. (2019) The Far Right Today. Chapters: 3 – 5.

Populism in the Nordic Countries.

The articles

Elgenius, J. & Rydgren, J. (2018) “Frames of Nostalgia and Belonging: the resurgence of ethno-nationalism in Sweden”, European Societies 21 (4). (Groups 1a and 5b)

Ov Norocel, C. (2017) “Åkesson at Almedalen: Intersectional Tensions and Normalization of Populist Radical Right Discourse in Sweden”, NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 25 (2). (Groups 2a and 6b)

Sakki, I. & Pettersson, K. (2016) “Discursive constructions of otherness in populist radical right political blogs”, European Journal of Social Psychology 46 (2). (Groups 3a and 7b)

Norocel, C. & Pettersson, K. (2021) “Imbrications of gender and religion in Nordic radical right populism”, Identities 13 Oct 2021 published online. (Groups 4a and 8b)

Lecture 5. Strategies to tackle the Populist Radical Right (PPR)/Far Right Parties. 7 February, 10.15 – 12.

Bale, T., Green-Pedersen, C., Krouwel, A., Luther, K.R. and Sitter, N. (2010) “If you Can´t Beat Them. Join Them? Explaining Social Democratic Responses to the Challenge of Populist Radical Right in Western Europe”, Political Studies 58 (3).

Heinze, A-S. (2018) “Strategies of mainstream parties towards their right-wing populist challengers: Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland in comparison”, West European Politics 41 (2).

Hellström, A. (2016) pages 7 – 11, in Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Parties, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books

Mudde, C. (2019) chapter 8, in The Far Right Today. 

Mainstreaming of Extremism.

De Gruyter, Caroline 16 September 2020 “You cannot oustink a skunk”, EU observer, https://euobserver.com/opinion/149427

Kryzanowski, M. (2020) “Discursive shifts and the normalisation of racism:

imaginaries of immigration, moral panics and the discourse of contemporary right-wing populism”, Social Semiotics 30(4) p. 503-527

Moffitt, B (2021) “How do Mainstream Parties ‘Become’ Mainstream, and Pariah Parties ‘Become’ Pariahs? Conceptualizing the Processes of Mainstreaming and Pariahing in the Labelling of Political Parties”, Government and Opposition p.1 – 19. (downloaded on Canvas, since I am not sure if you can access it via the library)

Mudde, C. (2019) chapters 7 and 10, in The Far Right Today, Cambridge: Polity

Wodak, R. (2019) “’The boundaries of what can be said have shifted’: An expert interview with Ruth Wodak (questions posed by Andreas Schulz).”, Discourse & Society 31 (2)

Extensive Reading

Mudde, C. (2010) “The Populist Radical Right: A Pathological Normalcy”, West European Politics 33 (6).

Orbán, V. (29 July 2014) “Full text of Viktor Orbán’s speech at Băile Tuşnad (Tusnádfürdő) of 26 July 2014, in The Budapest Beacon, https://budapestbeacon.com/full-text-of-viktor-orbans-speech-at-baile-tusnad-tusnadfurdo-of-26-july-2014/

Populist Communication: The Leader, mediatisation and gender..

Literature.

Bobba, Giuliano & Hubé, Nicolas 20 April 2021 Populism and Covid-19 in Europe: What we learned from the first wave of the pandemic, europp-blog, London School of Economics.

E. Harteveld, W. van Der Bryg, S. Dahlberg, & A. Kokkonen (2015) ”The gender gap in populist radical-right voting:

examining the demand side in Western and Eastern Europe”, Patterns of Prejudice Vol 49 (1—2)

Hellström, A. & Bevelander, P. (2018) “When the media matters for electoral performance”, Sociologisk Forskning 2—3.

Meret, S. (2015). “Charismatic female leadership and gender: Pia Kjærsgaard and the Danish People´s Party”, Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1—2)

Extensive Reading

Hellström, A. 2012 (17 december). “The Sweden Democrats racism scandal will not be a fatal blow to the party’ s appeal to the Swedish electorate”, Europp blog (LSE)

G. Mazzoleni, J. Stewart and B. Horsfield (eds.) (2003) The Media and Neo-Populism, London: Praeger Series in Political Communication.

R. Silverstone. 2007. Media and Morality: On the Rise of Mediapolis, Cambridge: Polity.

Populism and Covid.

Literature

Brubaker, R. 2020 Paradoxes of Populism during the Pandemic, thesis eleven, https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/cy73b/.

Mudde, C. 7 March 2020. “Will ‘the Coruna Virus’ kill populism? Don´t count on it”, The Guardian.

Sweden Democrats in Swedish Politics.

Emilsson, H. (2020)  Continuity or Change? The Impact of the Refugee Crisis on Swedish Political Parties’ Migration Policy Preferences, in: Fingerle M., Wink R. (eds.) Forced Migration and Resilience. Studien zur Resilienzforschung. Springer, Wiesbaden, 99-121.

Hellström, A. 2021. “How anti-immigration views were articulated in Sweden during and after 2015”, MIM working paper series 21: 2

Mjelde, H. 2020. “The six roles of the Anti-Immigration Parties in Scandinavian Immigration Press Debate 1970—2016, Nordic journal of migration research 10 (3).

Mudde, C (2019) The Far Right Today. Chapters 4 & 6

Rydgren, J. & Meiden, S. van der (2019). ”The radical right and the end of Swedish exceptionalism”, European Political Science 18 (3).

Extensive Reading

Hellström, A. (2021) How anti-immigration views were articulated in Sweden during and after 2015, Mim working paper series no. 21:2

Jylhä, K. M., Rydgren, J. and Strimling. P. (2019). ”Sweden Democrat Voters. Who are they, where do they come from, and where are they headed?”, Stockholm: Institute for Future Studies, Research Report 2019/1.

Populism in civil society as a multifaceted phenomenon

Literature

De Gruyter, C. (16 September 2020) “Why the CSU (successfully stopped imitating the AfD), EU Observer, https://euobserver.com/opinion/149427?fbclid=IwAR31Ym4aH-TYSycZTyQrKyzUHw3nqSEj2-CSBNhY8YTQgA4evZl7PigV5N4.

Ignazi, P. (1992) “The Silent counter-revolution: Hypotheses on the emergence of extreme right-wing parties in Europe”, European Journal of Political research 22.

Mudde, C (2019) The Far Right Today. Chapters 3 & 5

Norocel, C., Hellström, A. Bak-Jørgensen (2020) Nostalgia and Hope: Intersections between Politics of Culture, Welfare, and Migration. Chapters 1 & 14

Extensive reading

Bevelander, P. & Hellström, A. (2019) “Pro- And Anti Migrant Mobilizations in Polarized Sweden”, in. Rea, A., Martinello, M, Mazzola, A. and Meuleman, B. (eds.) The refugee reception crisis in Europe: Polarized Opinions and Mobilizations, Bruxelles: Éditions de l´Université de Bruxelles (open access).

Laïdi, R. (19 November 2018) “Europe´s new battle lines”, in New Europe, https://www.neweurope.eu/article/europes-new-political-battle-lines/

Hellström, A., Norocel, C & Bak-Jørgensen, M. Norocel, C. (2020) “Nostalgia and Hope: Narrative Master Frames across Europe” in Hellström, A. Bak-Jørgensen (2020) Nostalgia and Hope: Intersections between Politics of Culture, Welfare, and Migration