Articles by Thomas Kestler

October 25, 2023

🔮 Exploring structural factors on the demand side of populism

Thomas Kestler
Thomas Kestler highlights the structural conditions of populism. He emphasises that demand-side factors contributing to the rise of populism should not focus solely on the populist electorate and its psychological dispositions. It should also encompass structures of social organisation and integration
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Thomas Kestler
Substitute Professor of Comparative Politics, Institute of Political Science and Sociology, University of Würzburg

Thomas is interested in political parties, social movements, and, generally, in the patterns and conditions of collective action.

His recent publications are dedicated to the role of ideas and narratives in constituting collective actorhood.

His regional focus is on Latin America.

Currently, he is working on a comparative study of middle-class narratives in Argentina and Brazil.

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