ERIC Number: EJ408306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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A Social Movement Perspective on Demagoguery: Achieving Symbolic Realignment.
Goldzwig, Steven R.
Communication Studies, v40 n3 p202-28 Fall 1989
Argues that negative assumptions about demagogues have precluded an adequate understanding of demagogic discourse and its functionality and appropriateness in certain rhetorical situations. Discusses the social movement perspective which employs a "social construction of reality" approach, and analyzes the discourse of Louis Farrakhan using a "symbolic realignment" emphasis. (KEH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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