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Mihaela Miroiu: "The Vicious Circle of Electoralism. Reflections on Democracy and Populism in Romania"

Mihaela Miroiu: "The Vicious Circle of Electoralism. Reflections on Democracy and Populism in Ro ...
  1. Author: Russian and East European Institute
  2. Number of episodes: 1
  3. Web site: http://iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2010/Miriou.pdf

Podcast Description:

MIHAELA MIROIU, professor of Political Sciences in the Political Science Faculty at the National School for Political Studies and Public Administration (NSPSA) in Bucharest, Romania, initiated the first Ph.D. program in Political Science in Romania in 2000, the academic classes in Feminist Theories (1994) and the first MA program in Gender Studies (1998).

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1.Mihaela Miroiu: "The Vicious Circle of Electoralism. Reflections on Democracy and Populism in Romania"01:12:41Mihaela Miroiu12/14/2010Mihaela Miroiu's speaks on the growing electoral orientation of Romania's political elites. She argues that to turn the electoral component of democracy into an end in itself means to reduce democracy to electoralism and that once in power, paternalist political attitudes turn to cynicism and austerity and the "beloved true majority" (read: "the people") become the enemy of "national interest".Russian and East European InstituteEnglishDownload