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Title The age of anxiety : conspiracy theory and the human sciences / edited by Jane Parish and Martin Parker
Published Oxford : Blackwell/Sociological Review, 2001


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Description 216 pages ; 23 cm
Series Sociological Review monographs
Sociological review monograph.
Contents Age of anxiety / Jane Parish -- ILOVEYOU : viruses, paranoia, and the environment of risk / Peter Knight -- Obscure politics of conspiracy theory / Mark Featherstone -- Conjuring order : the new world order and conspiracy theories of globalization / Alasdair Spark -- Militias, the Patriot movement, and the internet : the ideology of conspiracism / Nigel James -- Taking conspiracy seriously : fantastic narratives and Mr Grey the Pan-Afrikanist on Montserrat / Jonathan Skinner -- Tout est liƩ : the Front National and media conspiracy theories / Adrian Quinn -- Popular culture of conspiracy/the conspiracy of popular culture / David Bell and Lee-Jane Bennion-Nixon -- Conspiracy, corporate culture and criticism / Warren Smith -- Conspiracy, what conspiracy? : social science, funding and the politics of accusation / Simon Lilley -- Human science as conspiracy theory / Martin Parker
Summary This book differentiates between conspiracy theory and theories about conspiracies, adding to the debate on the relationship between truth, power and control in a global environment where anxieties transcend national boundaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Sociological review monograph no:52 0081-1769
Subject Conspiracy theories -- Social aspects.
Conspiracies -- Social aspects.
Anxiety -- Social aspects.
Author Parker, Martin, 1962-
Parish, Jane.
LC no. 00002294
ISBN 0631231684