Philip Manow

Professor of political science at the University of Bremen. His book The Political Economy of Populism will be published by Suhrkamp Verlag in November 2018.


Cover for: Then let’s dissolve the people…

Then let’s dissolve the people…

Populists vs the elite, the elite vs populists

The key feature of populism is said to be its claim to speak exclusively for the people. But by placing populism beyond the pale of respectable politics, this definition reinforces liberal prejudices, argues Philip Manow. More useful for forming a response to populism is to take into account ideological and geographic variance.

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