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An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor Dec 1998

An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies some of the common psychological phenomena related to sexual allegations against political leaders.


Trends. Sex And The Totemic Presidency, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. Sex And The Totemic Presidency, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the dynamics of the Lewinksky-Clinton relationship to the United States Presidency.


Psychology Of Sex: The Evolutionary Scandals Apr 1998

Psychology Of Sex: The Evolutionary Scandals

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the rudiments of evolutionary psychology as they pertain to the incidence and prevalence of sex scandals and their political consequences.


An Unfit Standard-Bearer:An Unfit Standard-Bearer: Bill Clinton And The Social Order Expectations Of The Religious Right, Douglas J. Swanson Ed.D Apr Apr 1998

An Unfit Standard-Bearer:An Unfit Standard-Bearer: Bill Clinton And The Social Order Expectations Of The Religious Right, Douglas J. Swanson Ed.D Apr

Douglas J. Swanson, Ed.D APR

This paper deals with the rift between the social order of the so-called Religious Right and the perceived social order established and held by President Bill Clinton as he entered his first term in office. The author, applying Duncan's "social order model," suggests Clinton's age, family history, educational background, work experience, domestic life, social circle, and leadership role--in sum, his symbolization of the presidency, presented to the public through the media--represented an unacceptable and irreconcilable affront to "traditional" Christian expectations for the office.