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Ritual, identity fusion, and the inauguration of president Trump: a pseudo-experiment of ritual modes theory

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The US Presidential Inauguration is a symbolic event which arouses significant emotional responses among diverse groups, and is of considerable significance to Americans’ personal and social identities. We argue that the inauguration qualifies as an Imagistic Ritual. Such ritual experiences are thought to produce identity fusion: a visceral sense of oneness with the group. The 2017 Inauguration of President Trump was a unique opportunity to examine how a large-scale naturalistic imagistic rit...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/15298868.2019.1578686

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0000-0002-1944-2613
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SAME
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SAME
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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ORCID:
0000-0001-6935-6724
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Self and Identity Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
293-323
Publication date:
2019-02-22
Acceptance date:
2019-01-31
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1529-8876
ISSN:
1529-8868
Source identifiers:
980196
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English
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uuid:52623300-def9-48dd-8e97-e47004e79b95
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pubs:980196
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2019-03-08

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