Governor Clinton and Educational Reform: The Use of Non- Language Based Symbolism

Marvin E. De Boer
1988 American Review of Politics  
<span style="font-size: 100%; font-family: Arial; color: #000000;" data-sheets-value="{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:&quot;By the close of the extra-ordinary session of the Arkansas General Assembly on November 10,1983, a significant program of public education reform had been endorsed and a one cent increase in the sales tax had been passed to fund it. Aside from the question of the value of this public policy for the future of education in Arkansas, scholars in a number of disciplines may
more » ... disciplines may well examine this situation to validate theory and to discover useful insights. Converging in this effort, are, at least, political scientists and communication scholars who view these concerns as a common domain. As noted political scientist Murray Edelman has observed, gestures and speeches make up the drama of the state (Edelman, 1964: 172).&quot;}" data-sheets-userformat="{&quot;2&quot;:2111744,&quot;11&quot;:0,&quot;14&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:0},&quot;15&quot;:&quot;arial,sans,sans-serif&quot;,&quot;16&quot;:10,&quot;24&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:0,&quot;2&quot;:3,&quot;3&quot;:0,&quot;4&quot;:3}}">By the close of the extra-ordinary session of the Arkansas General Assembly on November 10,1983, a significant program of public education reform had been endorsed and a one cent increase in the sales tax had been passed to fund it. Aside from the question of the value of this public policy for the future of education in Arkansas, scholars in a number of disciplines may well examine this situation to validate theory and to discover useful insights. Converging in this effort, are, at least, political scientists and communication scholars who view these concerns as a common domain. As noted political scientist Murray Edelman has observed, gestures and speeches make up the drama of the state (Edelman, 1964: 172).</span>
doi:10.15763/issn.2374-7781.1987.8.0.78-85 fatcat:giogynlj5ra5vcgg6fysxsx5xi