Political Scandal: Power and Visability in the Media Age / Edition 1

Political Scandal: Power and Visability in the Media Age / Edition 1

by John B. Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745625495

ISBN-13: 9780745625492

Pub. Date: 12/27/2000

Publisher: Wiley

In this new book Thompson develops a systematic and wide-ranging analysis of the phenomenon of political scandal. He shows that the rise of political scandal is linked to the changes brought about by the development of communication media, which have transformed the nature of visibility and altered the relations between public and private life.  See more details below

Overview

In this new book Thompson develops a systematic and wide-ranging analysis of the phenomenon of political scandal. He shows that the rise of political scandal is linked to the changes brought about by the development of communication media, which have transformed the nature of visibility and altered the relations between public and private life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745625492
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/27/2000
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. What is Scandal?.

2. The Rise of Mediated Scandal.

3. Scandal as a Mediated Event.

4. The Nature of Political Scandal.

5. Sex Scandals in the Political Field.

6. Financial Scandals in the Political Field.

7. Power Scandals.

8. The Consequences of Scandal.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Index.

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