Loading, please wait...

product description page

Syriza : The Failure of the Populist Promise (Hardcover) (Cas Mudde)

Syriza : The Failure of the Populist Promise (Hardcover) (Cas Mudde) - image 1 of 1

About this item

This book studies the rollercoaster first year in office of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA), which for many Europeans constituted the hope for a different Europe, beyond austerity and national egocentrism. Through a collection of sharp and short articles and interviews that critically chronicle the rapid rise of SYRIZA, the author argues that SYRIZA is not so much a new European phenomenon, but rather a rejuvenated form of an old Greek phenomenon, left populism, which overpromises and seldom delivers. By putting the phenomenon of SYRIZA within a broader Greek and European context, in which political extremism and populism are increasingly threatening liberal democracy, Mudde argues that Greece is neither a new Weimar Germany nor the future of Europe. As SYRIZA has failed to bring the change it promised, the only remaining question now is whether it can establish itself in the Greek party system. This book will be of use to students and scholars interested in Greek politics, comparative politics, populism, and extremism. 

Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Reform and Transition in the Mediterranean
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Cas Mudde
Language: English
Street Date: November 23, 2016
TCIN: 51746500
UPC: 9783319474786
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4974
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
MSRPReg: $54.99 Save $2.75 (5% off)
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.