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A Culture of Conspiracy

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 320 Nombre de pages
Michael Barkun, Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, is author of Religion and the Racist R... Lire la suite
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Auteur

Michael Barkun, Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, is author of Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement (revised edition 1997) and Disaster and the Millennium (1986), among other books.



Texte du rabat

Delves deeper into America's conspiracy sub-culture, exploring the rise of 9/11 conspiracy theories, the "birther" controversy surrounding Barack Obama's American citizenship, and how the conspiracy landscape has changed with the rise of the Internet and other new media.



Contenu

Preface Preface to the First Edition 1. The Nature of Conspiracy Belief 2. Millennialism, Conspiracy, and Stigmatized Knowledge 3. New World Order Conspiracies I: The New World Order and the Illuminati 4. New World Order Conspiracies II: A World of Black Helicopters 5. UFO Conspiracy Theories, 1975--1990 6. UFOs Meet the New World Order: Jim Keith and David Icke 7. Armageddon Below 8. UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats I: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Masonry 9. UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats II: Anti-Semitism among the Aliens 10. September 11 Conspiracies: The First Phase 11. September 11 Conspiracies: The Second Phase 12. Conspiracy Theories about Barack Obama 13. Conspiracists and Violence 14. Apocalyptic Expectations about the Year 2012 15. Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Détails sur le produit

Titre: A Culture of Conspiracy
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780520276826
ISBN: 978-0-520-27682-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University of California Press
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 320
Poids: 460g
Taille: H228mm x B153mm x T17mm
Année: 2013
Auflage: 2 ed