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Sex scandals in American politics

Alison Dagnes

Sex scandals in American politics

a multidisciplinary approach

by Alison Dagnes

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Published by Continuum in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politicians,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Sexual ethics,
  • Political corruption,
  • Sex scandals,
  • Officials and employees

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alison Dagnes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ18.U5 S486 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 185 p. :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25220365M
    ISBN 101441186905, 1441184775
    ISBN 109781441186904, 9781441184771
    LC Control Number2011021300

    Looking at six major British scandals between and , this book demonstrates that scandals brought people into politics because they evoked familiar stories of sex and betrayal. In vibrant prose woven with vivid character sketches and illustrations, Anna Clark explains that activists used these stories to illustrate constitutional issues. Sex scandals are ubiquitous in American politics. In Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity (Oxford University Press, ), Leslie Dorrough Smith examines the dynamics of political sex scandals and the rhetorical strategies employed by politicians that enable them to successfully withstand a public sex scandal. Through an examination.

    " An] admirably clear, vigorously written, plain-spoken and commonsensical book."--The New York Times Book Review With a new preface by the author The definitive account of the Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandals, A Vast Conspiracy casts an insightful, unbiased eye over the extraordinary ordeal that nearly brought down a president. First published a year after the infamous impeachment trial, Jeffrey. You can download Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives in pdf format.

    The latest season will revolve around Jeffrey Toobin’s bestselling book, “A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President.” Toobin’s book, “The. Scandal: How 'Gotcha' Politics Is Destroying America is a book by Lanny Davis, a lawyer who was special counsel to Bill Clinton, an appointee under George W. Bush, and advisor to Hillary Clinton during her then-upcoming campaign (and later her campaign). The theme of the book is "that both [major political] parties [in the United States] have to learn to have civil debate, the[n.


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