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NÄR MYTEN SPELAR ROLL I POLITIKEN - En betraktelse av Kennedymyten i amerikansk politik

Ringskog, Staffan LU (2012) STVK01 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The result of this research is, that the Kennedy myth lived in a symbiotic relationship with the political mission of John F Kennedy during his time in the White House. The myth was as present – as the real politics of Kennedy – during his presidency. The Kennedy myth was a
tool for John Kennedy to reach the White House. This myth was natural in a country as America, where the American Dream is fundamental for its self-perception. It is of no importance if the myth is historical false or true. The myth has another role. The role of the myth is to strengthen the identity of the group and the nation. The myth of Kennedy strengthened the Kenndy family as well as the American nation. In the same way that those Americans – who are succesful in... (More)
The result of this research is, that the Kennedy myth lived in a symbiotic relationship with the political mission of John F Kennedy during his time in the White House. The myth was as present – as the real politics of Kennedy – during his presidency. The Kennedy myth was a
tool for John Kennedy to reach the White House. This myth was natural in a country as America, where the American Dream is fundamental for its self-perception. It is of no importance if the myth is historical false or true. The myth has another role. The role of the myth is to strengthen the identity of the group and the nation. The myth of Kennedy strengthened the Kenndy family as well as the American nation. In the same way that those Americans – who are succesful in one or another way – is feeling identical to the American dream. This is a resaon why the Kennedy myth became so strong in a country as the US. (Less)
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author
Ringskog, Staffan LU
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STVK01 20121
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Theories of myths, John F Kennedy, The Kennedy myth, The myth of the American dream
language
Swedish
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2542802
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2012-06-27 10:48:26
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  abstract     = {The result of this research is, that the Kennedy myth lived in a symbiotic relationship with the political mission of John F Kennedy during his time in the White House. The myth was as present – as the real politics of Kennedy – during his presidency. The Kennedy myth was a
tool for John Kennedy to reach the White House. This myth was natural in a country as America, where the American Dream is fundamental for its self-perception. It is of no importance if the myth is historical false or true. The myth has another role. The role of the myth is to strengthen the identity of the group and the nation. The myth of Kennedy strengthened the Kenndy family as well as the American nation. In the same way that those Americans – who are succesful in one or another way – is feeling identical to the American dream. This is a resaon why the Kennedy myth became so strong in a country as the US.},
  author       = {Ringskog, Staffan},
  keyword      = {Theories of myths,John F Kennedy,The Kennedy myth,The myth of the American dream},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {NÄR MYTEN SPELAR ROLL I POLITIKEN - En betraktelse av Kennedymyten i amerikansk politik},
  year         = {2012},
}