How Populism Dies: Political Weaknesses of Personalistic Plebiscitarian Leadership
KURT WEYLAND examines the weaknesses of populist leadership. He argues that populist leaders are prone to errors and misdeeds, have difficulty dealing with other political forces, and face institutional and external constraints. Consequently, he concludes, they damage and suffocate democracy not as easily and frequently as recent observers have feared.
Constraining Dictatorship: From Personalized Rule to Institutionalized Regimes, Anne Meng Reviewed by KURT WEYLAND
Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy, Michael Albertus and Victor Menaldo Reviewed by KURT WEYLAND
Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin America, Eduardo Silva Reviewed by KURT WEYLAND
Rethinking Venezuelan Politics: Class, Conflict, and the Chávez Phenomenon, Steve Ellner Reviewed by KURT WEYLANDmore by this author
Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.
Women's History Month
Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilsonview additional issues
Articles | Book reviews
PERSPECTIVES ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, 1992–2020
The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.
With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.