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Knowledge goes pop : from conspiracy theory to gossip

Author: Clare Birchall
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Series: Culture machine series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Clare Birchall 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?
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Birchall, Clare.
Knowledge goes pop.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
(OCoLC)654798525
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Birchall
ISBN: 1845201434 9781845201432 1845201426 9781845201425
OCLC Number: 64746806
Description: xiv, 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Know it all --
Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they're not out to get you --
Cultural studies on/as conspiracy theory --
Hot gossip : the cultural politics of speculation --
Sexed up : gossip by stealth --
Conclusion : old enough to know better? : the work of cultural studies.
Series Title: Culture machine series.
Responsibility: Clare Birchall.
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'An incisive and insightful analysis of both sides of the line dividing cultural criticism from popular knowledge.'Lawrence Grossberg

 
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