ERIC Number: EJ201007
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
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Political Conventions as Legitimation Ritual.
Farrell, Thomas B.
Communication Monographs, v45 n4 p293-305 Nov 1978
Contrasts the ritual forms of the two major political nominating conventions in 1976. The Democrats played upon the theme of unity, the Republicans upon the theme of conflict, as each sought legitimation of the party and its chosen leader. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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