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On SAGE Insight: Theorizing institutional scandal and the regulatory state

From Theoretical Criminology The UK is experiencing a proliferation of public sector institutional scandals. Following a succession of scandals involving the banking sector politicians’ expenses, state surveillance and  phone-hacking by journalists, Britain’s public institutions—the BBC, the National Health Service, the … Continue reading

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Political scandal and new media: A technology of liberation?

Managing public outrage: Power, scandal, and new media in contemporary Russia From New Media & Society This article challenges the long held assumption that political scandals can only occur in liberal democracies, also as most studies on scandals were authored before … Continue reading

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