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Populism

  • By: Tjitske Akkerman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The term populism is used globally to refer to any political movement that emphasizes the fundamental role of the people. The term populism has its origins in historical research of agrarian movements. Since the 1950s, populism has been ...

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