The Resource Sex scandals in American politics : a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals, edited by Alison Dagnes

Sex scandals in American politics : a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals, edited by Alison Dagnes

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Sex scandals in American politics : a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals
Title
Sex scandals in American politics
Title remainder
a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alison Dagnes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
From the misbehavior of President Clinton to Governor Mark Sanford's Argentinean tryst, sex scandals have become a prominent feature of American public life. This unique collection of essays explains why politicians elected for their leadership and promises of ethical behavior risk their career, and the socio-political consequences of their actions. It argues that political sex scandals are distinct from other types of sex scandals because the nature of elected office is very different from civilian life. The construction, disgrace, and aftermath of political sex scandals are examined from dif
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 306.770973
  • 320.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ18.U5
LC item number
S486 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dagnes, Alison
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex scandals
  • Sexual ethics
  • Political corruption
  • Politicians
  • United States
Label
Sex scandals in American politics : a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals, edited by Alison Dagnes
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 185 p.
Isbn
9781441184771
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011021300
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3892467-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3892467
  • (Sirsi) o728656765
  • (OCoLC)728656765
Label
Sex scandals in American politics : a multidisciplinary approach to the construction and aftermath of contemporary political sex scandals, edited by Alison Dagnes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 185 p.
Isbn
9781441184771
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011021300
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3892467-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3892467
  • (Sirsi) o728656765
  • (OCoLC)728656765

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