Re-conceptualizing populism: Bringing a multifaceted concept within stricter borders



Palabras clave:

Populismo, política comparada, análisis conceptual, ideología débil.


El término populismo ha sido asociado a significados muy diferentes en los últimos años. La etiqueta de populista se sigue utilizando para describir partidos, líderes, movimientos, actitudes y regímenes políticos. Además, el adjetivo populista se utiliza también con una inclinación normativa en el debate público para denigrar a esos movimientos o partidos que contrastan con las ideologías dominantes. Este artículo tienes dos objetivos principales: por un lado, desarrollo un análisis conceptual no normativo para evitar una visión sesgada del concepto. Por otra parte, abogo por una consideración del populismo como una ideología débil, según la cual se basa en dos características necesarias, a saber, (a) el anti-elitismo y (b) la crítica de la política representativa.

Biografía del autor/a

Davide Vittori, Luiss University - Rome

PhD Student - LUISS University (Rome) - Department of Poltical Science


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Vittori, D. (2017). Re-conceptualizing populism: Bringing a multifaceted concept within stricter borders. Revista Española De Ciencia Política, (44), 43–65.