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dc.contributor.authorBirchall, Clare
dc.date.issued2006
dc.date.submitted2011-08-09 00:00:00
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T15:21:51Z
dc.identifier390769
dc.identifierOCN: 290552422
dc.identifier874264839
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/34636
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/35773
dc.description.abstractA voice on late night radio tells you that a fast food joint injects its food with drugs that make men impotent. A colleague asks if you think the FBI was in on 9/11. An alien abductee on the Internet claims extra-terrestrials have planted a microchip in her left buttock. 'Julia Roberts in Porn Scandal' shouts the front page of a gossip mag. A spiritual healer claims he can cure chronic fatigue syndrome with the energizing power of crystals . . . What do you believe? Knowledge Goes Pop examines the popular knowledges that saturate our everyday experience. We make this information and then it shapes the way we see the world. How valid is it when compared to official knowledge and why does such (mis)information cause so much institutional anxiety? Knowledge Goes Pop examines the range of knowledge, from conspiracy theory to plain gossip, and its role and impact in our culture.What do you believe? This title examines the popular knowledges that <br/><br/>saturate our everyday experience. How valid is it when compared to <br/><br/>official knowledge and why does such (mis)information cause so much <br/><br/>institutional anxiety? It examines the range of knowledge, from <br/><br/>conspiracy theory to plain gossip, and its role and impact in our <br/><br/>culture.Clare Birchall is Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCulture Machine
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFC Cultural studies::JFCA Popular culture
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JH Sociology & anthropology::JHB Sociology::JHBA Social theory
dc.subject.othercultural studies
dc.subject.othersociology
dc.subject.otherculturele studies
dc.subject.othersociologie
dc.subject.otherConspiracy theory
dc.subject.otherGossip
dc.subject.otherJacques Derrida
dc.titleKnowledge Goes Pop
dc.title.alternativeFrom Conspiracy Theory to Gossip
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_390769
oapen.relation.isPublishedByb57ce81f-fb12-417a-b436-c7f1bde59544
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameBerg Publishers
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.bergpublishers.com/
oapen.relation.isFundedByOAPEN-UK
oapen.collectionOAPEN-UK
oapen.pages208
oapen.place.publicationOxford
dc.relationisFundedBy780772a6-efb4-48c3-b268-5edaad8380c4


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