1. Research Library

        On Populist Reason (2005)

        Ernesto Laclau

        London: Verso 2007

        ISBN 9781844671861

      1. Here Laclau builds on his analysis of hegemony and radial democratic practice (Hegemony and Socialist Strategy, with Chantal Mouffe) and considers identity construction and the formation of collective identities. Presents a critique of the ‘collective’ as put forth by the populist agenda. See in particular ‘Populism, Representation and Democracy,’ ‘The Saga of Populism,’ and ‘Concluding Remarks.’