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Author Smith, Donna, 1981-
Title Sex, lies and politics : gay politicians in the press / Donna Smith.
Published Brighton : Sussex Academic Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  PN5124.P6 S55 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Note A study of how gay MPs in the UK are represented in newspapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-221) 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.
Subject Gay legislators -- Great Britain -- Press coverage.
Gay politicians -- Great Britain -- Press coverage.
Press and politics -- Great Britain -- History.
Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- Press coverage.
ISBN 9781845194567 (h/b : alk. paper)
184519456X (h/b : alk. paper)
OCLC number 676727184