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Ethos, Agonism and Populism: William Connolly and the Case for Radical Democracy

Howarth, David R (2008) 'Ethos, Agonism and Populism: William Connolly and the Case for Radical Democracy.' The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 10 (2). pp. 171-193. ISSN 1369-1481

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Abstract

<jats:p>This article explores William Connolly's call for a pluralist ethos and a politics of becoming as an antidote to the current malaise of liberal democratic governance. Evaluating Connolly's theoretical approach alongside Ernesto Laclau's logic of populism and Chantal Mouffe's advocacy of agonistic pluralism, it endeavours to synthesise these various post-structuralist interventions into a more encompassing proposal for radical democracy.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: agonism; pluralism; post-structuralism; radical democracy
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2012 10:43
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2022 11:00
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3473

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