LEGITIMACY

a social construct from which authority and specific rights are derived.

LEGITIMACY: "Some argue that individuals do not have legitimacy to a claim."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEGITIMACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/legitimacy/ (accessed November 27, 2019).
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