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Mugwumps and never trumps : the rhetoric of party bolting and party repair
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
Political partisanship has long occupied a central position in the study of American political rhetoric, but scholarly understanding of intraparty political communication has lagged behind that of interparty conflict. While ...
Narratives of the presidential nominating conventions : branding the parties and candidates
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
After the riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, both parties altered the manner in which the party nominees were chosen. This change resulted in a shift for the conventions away from choosing the party nominee ...
Generational shifts and the creation of political selves : a focus group investigation
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
A preponderance of research in political communication has centered on the lack of voter mobilization and indicates that the youth of the nation do not participate in the democratic process. In 2000, national research teams ...