Public Affairs: Politics in the Age of Sex Scandals
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BeschreibungCollection of essays analyzing political sex scandals and U.S. political culture from a variety of theoretical angles, including feminism, cultural studies, Marxist critical theory, queer theory, and critical race theory.
PortraitPaul Apostolidis is Associate Professor of Politics at Whitman College. He is the author of "Stations of the Cross: Adorno and Christian Right Radio, " published by Duke University Press.Juliet A. Williams is Assistant Professor in the Law and Society and Women's Studies Programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Pressestimmen"People interested in political theory, political culture, mass media, and civil liberties will find this a most interesting and provocative volume. Informed by a diversity of theoretical frames, Public Affairs also offers several unifying themes, including the difficulty of drawing bright-line boundaries between the 'public' and 'private' realms."--Norman L. Rosenberg, author of Protecting the Best Men: An Interpretive History of the Law of Libel "Public Affairs is a lively, timely exploration of sex scandals and their significance to a democratic public. A provocative joining of cultural studies to political science, this collection is especially important to feminist scholars for its examination of the ways that scandals redefine the public/private distinction. It will also challenge scholars of democracy for its stimulating treatment of scandal and citizen agency."--Lisa Disch, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten