Sex, lies and politics : gay politicians in the press / Donna Smith.

Author
Smith, Donna, 1981- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Eastbourne ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2012.
Description
vii, 239 p. ; 24 cm.

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Notes
A study of how gay MPs in the UK are represented in newspapers.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction -- The press, the personal and news values -- Issues of public and private -- Unifying key themes -- Histories of homosexuality: definition and discrimination -- Private lives, public consequences: representation pre-1980 -- Immoral sexuality, moralistic press coverage: representation 1980-1990 -- Histories of homosexuality: the (slow) advancement of gay equality -- Scurrilous politicians, scandalous stories: representation 1990-1997 -- Public life, public pressures: representation post-1997.
ISBN
  • 9781845194567 (h/b : alk. paper)
  • 184519456X (h/b : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011045358
OCLC
676727184
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