Vox Populi: Populism as a Rhetorical and Democratic Challenge

Ingeborg van der Geest (Editor), Henrike Jansen (Editor), Bart van Klink (Editor)

Research output: Book / ReportBook (Editorship) Academic


This timely and engaging book examines the rise of populism across the globe. Combining insights from linguistics, argumentation theory, rhetoric, legal theory and political theory, if offers a fully integrated characterization of the form and content of populist discourse. Offering an in-depth analysis and evaluation at the intersection of language, law and politics, Vox Populi will be a great benefit to students and scholars from a range of disciplines.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages279
ISBN (Electronic)9781789901412
ISBN (Print)9781789901405
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2020


  • populism
  • democracy
  • rule of law
  • rhetoric
  • linguistics
  • legal theory
  • political theory


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