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About Wendy Wolford

Wendy Wolford is Polson Professor of Development Sociology at Cornell University, USA. Email: www43@cornell.edu

Articles by Wendy Wolford

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Enfrentarse al populismo autoritario: la dimensión rural

Junto a los intereses de clase y las desigualdades, la religión, las dinámicas de género, el lugar y la identidad cultural son los factores que conforman el auge del populismo autoritario en las zonas rurales. English

Élites autoritarias y movimientos populares en Brasil

El caso de Brasil sugiere que, para lograr cambios radicales en un contexto de desigualdad estructural y de élites militarizadas, lo que hace falta es más movilización popular. English

Authoritarian elitism and popular movements in Brazil

Can a president institute radical popular change alongside structural inequality and a militarized elite? The Brazilian case suggests that a progressive political party requires more social movement mobilization, not less. Español

Confronting authoritarian populism: the rural dimension

Religion, gender dynamics, place and cultural identity – all inform rising authoritarian populism in rural areas, alongside class interests and inequalities. Mobilising alternatives to capture by regressive political forces is not straightforward.

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