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Brendan Nyhan is an American political scientist and professor at Dartmouth College. He is also a liberal to moderate political blogger, author, and political columnist. He was born in Mountain View, California and now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.
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On Scandal
Moral Disturbances in Society, Politics, and Art (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences, Series Number 31)
Ari Adut - Jul 13, 2009
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Scandal is the quintessential public event. Here is the first general and comprehensive analysis of this ubiquitous moral phenomenon. Taking up wide-ranging cases in society, politics, and art, Ari Adut shows when wrongdoings generate scandals and when they do not. He focuses on the emotional and cognitive experience of scandals and the relationshi...
Brendan Nyhan
Mar 19, 2021
The book to read here is Ari Adut, On Scandal Once allegations of misconduct become common knowledge, individuals & institutions are often forced to repudiate the target of the allegations because of the public nature of the charges      source