Michael D. Kennedy, Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

5 responses to “The impending Legitimation Crisis in Trump’s America”

  1. On the Rule of Law and the Rule of Loyalty: The Political Epistemics of Trump and Communism – Riot Material

    […] am far from alone in marking the racial and gender dynamics of Trump’s mode of legitimation, but even if an observer of the Sessions hearing had never considered it before, the exchange […]

  2. Loyalty over law: How Trump’s America is like East Germany

    […] am far from alone in marking the racial and gender dynamics of Trump’s mode of legitimation, but even if an observer of the Sessions hearing had never considered it before, the exchange […]

  3. Not Even the Art of the Fool: Trump’s the Tsar’s Dupe – Riot Material

    […] have previously discussed first the looming and more recently the impending legitimation crisis facing Trump. His attacks on immigrants and Muslims were not sources of that […]

  4. Moment or movement? Sociology in the rise of Donald Trump

    […] to mark his danger for the country and for the most vulnerable living in the USA. But even if Trump ultimately resigns or is impeached as a result of investigations by Congress, state governments, and/or the Special Prosecutor, that […]

  5. Democracy without equality has led to ‘Ubermensch Escapism’

    […] is a problem, but to focus on it is a way of assuring that those without competence in governing can retain legitimacy among their […]

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