Articles by Stijn van Kessel

June 8, 2023

🔮 Not everyone can be a populist: the ideological boundaries of populism

Stijn van Kessel
Mattia Zulianello and Petra Guasti are right to point out that populism is too often conflated with nativist politics or seen as a feature of radical left and right-wing parties only. Nonetheless, Stijn van Kessel argues that populism is not equally compatible with any host ideology
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Stijn van Kessel
Reader (Associate Professor) in European Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

Stijn's main research interests are populism and populist parties, Euroscepticism and EU politicisation.

His articles have appeared in the European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics and Government & Opposition, among others.

He is joint editor of the Routledge book series on Extremism & Democracy.

He tweets @StijnTvanKessel

 The Failure of Remain Anti-Brexit Activism in the United Kingdom - McGill-Queen's Studies in Protest, Power, and Resistance Adam Fagan, Stijn Van Kessel

The Failure of Remain: Anti-Brexit Activism in the United Kingdom
McGill-Queen’s UP, 2023, with Adam Fagan

Populist Parties in Europe Agents of Discontent?

Populist Parties in Europe: Agents of Discontent?
Palgrave, 2015

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