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Table of Contents Acknowledgments Part One: Sex Scandals in U.S. Politics: Theoretical, Social, and Historical Contexts 1. Sex Scandals and Discourses of Power PAUL APOSTOLIDIS AND JULIET WILLIAMS 2. Normal Sins: Sex Scandal Narratives As Institutional Morality Tales JOSHUA GAMSON 3. Power And Corruption: Political Competition and the Scandal Market THEODORE J. LOWI 4. Hardly Sallygate: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and the Sex Scandal that Wasn't JOSHUA ROTHMAN Part Two: Class, Race, and Gender in the Clinton Scandal 5. On "The Dalliances of the Commander-in-Chief": Christian Right Scandal Narratives in Post-Fordist America PAUL APOSTOLIDIS 6. Narrating Clinton's Impeachment: Race, the Right, and Allegories of the Sixties GEORGE SHULMAN 7. Sexual Risk Management in the Clinton White House ANNA MARIE SMITH 8. Privacy in the (Too Much) Information Age JULIET WILLIAMS Part Three: Spectacle, Public Sphere, and the Conditions of Democratic Citizenship 9. It Was the Spectacle, Stupid: The Clinton-Lewinsky-Starr Affair and the Politics of the Gaze JEREMY VARON 10. Making (It) Public JODI DEAN Notes on Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Politics and government 1945-1989, United States Politics and government 1989-Scandals United States History, Political corruption United States History, Political culture United States History, Political ethics United States History, Politicians United States Sexual behavior History, Celebrities United States Sexual behavior History, Sexual ethics United States History