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THE POLITICS OF POPULISM IN SLOVAKIA
THE POLITICS OF POPULISM IN SLOVAKIA

Author(s): Peter Spáč
Subject(s): Political history, Government/Political systems, Electoral systems, Politics and society
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: Populism; Slovakia; political parties in Slovakia; Political system;
Summary/Abstract: Populism as an ideology has emerged in many regions in the world, including Europe. This raises the question of whether certain features or conditions in regions or particular countries help this phenomenon to appear (and sustain itself), or whether its existence is independent of the context. If the former is true, then the region of East-Central Europe has provided a solid basis for such political movements and parties (Stanley 2011: 258). Slovakia is no exception, and we can trace at least three factors supporting this insight.

  • Page Range: 227-258
  • Page Count: 32
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Language: English