Debating the Religious Right’s Trump Endorsement and Gender: Macho Descriptive Identity or Substantive Pragmatism?

Abstract : It is late 2015 and GOP nominees are carving up the conservative electorate in hopes of consolidating a base significant enough to win the ticket - the climate is not entirely unlike the late 19th century Scramble for Africa. One thing is certain, in recent years garnering the coveted Evangelical vote (which, incidentally, generally encompasses not only Evangelicals, but also conservative Catholics) has been indispensable to the winning the Republican nomination. Though Trump now enjoys the unwavering support of religious conservatives, it is important to note the significant shift in support between April and September 2015, when religious conservatives dawned their MAGA caps and joined the Trump bandwagon, so to speak.
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Blandine Chelini-Pont, Robin Presthus. Debating the Religious Right’s Trump Endorsement and Gender: Macho Descriptive Identity or Substantive Pragmatism?. Strictly Observant: Religion, Gender and the State Wolf Institute.Westminster College, Mar 2019, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02272508⟩

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