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RO-12433

Denis J. Sullivan
Northeastern University (Boston, MA 02115-5000)

Theories of Representation

To study the 1976 Republican convention regarding two questions central to the normative and empirical theory of two-party democracy representation and legitimation. Each party has a distinctive consultative or representational style - Burkean for the Republicans and Madisonian for the Democrats - with consequences for legitimation and popular consent.

Project fields:
Political History

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$13,935 (approved)
$13,935 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 7/31/1978