Background reading

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There are, of course, vast literatures, in political and social science, on populism and democracy, both individually and in connection.

In our research project on (anti?) constitutional populism, we connect with this body of work more selectively, because the novelty of our subject is found in the post-democratic locations and distinctively law-related ambitions, connections, and engagements, of the new populists.

For those with enthusiasm to gain deeper insights into what body of literature is informing the project right from its inception, here are materials to dip into:

Balkin, Jack ‘Constitutional Rot’ in Cass Sunstein (ed) Can It Happen Here?: Authoritarianism in America (Yale Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 604, Yale University, 2018)

Blokker, Paul ‘Constitutional Populism’ in Carlos de la Torre (ed) Routledge International Handbook of Global Populism (Routledge, 2018)

Bonikowski, B and N Gidron ‘Multiple Traditions in Populism Research: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis’ (2016) 26(12) APSA Comparative Politics Newsletter 7

Bugarič, Bojan ‘The Populists at the Gates: Constitutional Democracy under Siege?’ (Paper presented at Public Law and the New Populism workshop New York University School of Law/Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice, NYU School of Law, 15 September 2017)

Carothers, Thomas ‘The End of the Transition Paradigm’ (2012) 13(1) Journal of Democracy 5

Czarnota, Adam, Martin Krygier and Wojciech Sadurski (eds) Rethinking the Rule of Law after Communism: Constitutionalism, Dealing with the Past, and the Rule of Law (Central European University Press, Budapest, 2005)

Daly, Tom Gerald ‘Constitutional Ignorance and Democratic Decay: Breaking the Feedback Loop’ on Blog of the International journal of Constitutional Law (17 November 2016)

Diamond, Larry Jay ‘Thinking About Hybrid Regimes’ (2002) 13(2) Journal of Democracy 21

Dixon, Rosalind ‘Populist Constitutionalism & The Democratic Minimum Core’ on Blog of the International journal of Constitutional Law (26 April 2017)

Gidron, N and P Hall ‘The Politics of Social Status: Economic and Cultural Roots of the Populist Right’ (2017) 68(S1) British Journal of Sociology S57

Huntington, Samuel P The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century (University of Oklahoma Press, 1991)

Judis, John B The Populist Explosion, How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics (Columbia Global Reports, New York, 2016)

Krygier, Martin ‘Missing All that Matters’ (2012b) 10(1) Issues in Legal Scholarship 5

Krygier, Martin and Adam Czarnota The Rule of Law after Communism (Ashgate, 1999)

Krygier, Martin ‘Re-imagining the Rule of Law’ (2017 Denis Leslie Mahoney Prize Lecture, Sydney, October 2017)

Landau, David ‘Abusive Constitutionalism’ (Florida State University College of Law Public Law Research Paper No. 861, October 1017)

Linz, Juan Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes (Lynne Rienner, 2000)

Morlino, L ‘Hybrid Regimes or Regimes in Transition’ (FRIDE Working Paper 70, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior [Foundation for International Relations and Foreign Dialogue], September 2008)

Mouffe, Chantal The Democratic Paradox (Verso, 2000)

Mouffe, Chantal ‘The Populist Moment’ on Democracia Abierta [Open Democracy] (21 November 2016)

Mudde, Cass, and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser Populism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017)

Müller, Jan-Werner What is Populism? (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016)

Müller, Jan-Werner ‘Populism and Constitutionalism,’ in Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser, Paul A. Taggart, Paulina Ochoa Espejo, ‎andPierre Ostiguy (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Populism (Oxford University Press, 2017)

Richards, Steve The Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way (Allen and Unwin, 2017)

Rodrik D ‘Populism and the Economics of Globalization’ (NBER Working Paper No. 23559, National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, July 2017, further revised August 2017)

Sadurski, Wojciech, Adam Czarnota Adam and Martin Krygier (eds) Spreading Democracy and the Rule of Law? Implications of EU Enlargement for the Rule of Law, Democracy and Constitutionalism in Post-Communist Legal Orders (Springer, 2006)

Scheppele, Kim ‘Autocratic Legalism?’ on EUI Blogs: Constitutionalism and Politics (16 November 2017) (2017a)

Scheppele, Kim ‘Constitutional Coups in EU Law’ in Maurice Adams, Anne Meuwese and Ernst Hirsch Ballin (eds) Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law: Bridging Idealism and Realism (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Scheppele, Kim ‘Worst Practices in the Transnational Legal Order’ in Tom Ginsburg, Terry Halliday and Greg Shaffer (eds) Constitution-Making as Transnational Legal Practice (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming, 2017)

Varol, Ozan O ‘Stealth Authoritarianism’ (2015) 100 Iowa Law Review 1673

Zakaria, Fareed ‘The Rise of Illiberal Democracy’ (1997) Foreign Affairs 22