New approaches to study the problem of populism (review of the monograph by Kiyanka I. M. Populism in history and modernity: ideological currents, movements and political technology / Iryna Kiyanka. – Lviv : Prostir, 2016. – 366 p.)

: 125-126
Received: December 19, 2016
Accepted: December 26, 2016
Lviv National Polytechnic University


The author considers the problems of populism in the context of the historical and political development of systems and their values. The research dwells on theoretical understanding of populist movements and ideologies. Populism issues ranging from ancient to contemporary populist demagogues is comprehensively shown. The history of the populist movement in the United States, populism as a variant of fascism in Italy and Spain, populism in Romania and its distribution in Central, Eastern and Western Europe are analysed. The book clearly reflects researchers of the current state of technology populism as a political struggle. It is emphasised that monographic research is a new and important contribution to the development of national and foreign political science.