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Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

Robert S. Jansen


Politicians and their political parties tend to act in routine ways, rarely deviating from conventional practice in a given time and place. Where, then, do new political practices come from? When new practices are developed, what shapes their characteristics? And what does it take for them to get assimilated into the toolkit of routine go-to options? Drawing on pragmatist theories of social action, this book elaborates a novel theoretical approach to these questions of political innovation. It then applies the approach to explain a critical development in Peruvian political history: the emerge ... More

Keywords: contentious politics, historical sociology, Latin America, Peru, political innovation, political parties, populism, populist mobilization, pragmatism, repertoires

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780226487304
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226487588.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert S. Jansen, author
University of Michigan