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Conspiracy Theories: A Critical Introduction (Paperback)
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Conspiracy Theories: A Critical Introduction (Paperback)

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Paperback 179 Pages / Published: 01/01/2011
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Through a series of specific questions that cut to the core of conspiracism as a global social and cultural phenomenon this book deconstructs the logic and rhetoric of conspiracy theories and analyses the broader social and psychological factors that contribute to their persistence in modern society.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349323500
Number of pages: 179
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 10 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2011


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"Jovan Byford's account as to why conspiracy theories are persistent, proliferating and popular offers a welcome, pertinent and well-constructed survey. [It is a] clear, accessible, illustrated, indexed and erudite text " - Equinox: Journal for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism, Vol 3, No 1 (2012), (http://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/JRFF/article/view/15294/pdf)

"In this book, Jovan Byford has managed to pull off a neat little trick. He has produced a book that not only provides an excellent introduction to the psychology of belief in conspiracy theories for the beginner but also provides food for thought for those already working in the area." - Chris French, Goldsmiths, UK

"In this book Jovan Byford provides a clear, concise and compelling guide to conspiracy theories. He explains where they come from, why people believe in them, and what the political consequences are. Given the vast increase in talk of conspiracy in the age of the internet, there is a real need for an accessible yet critical introduction to the topic, and this book provides it." Peter Knight, University of Manchester, UK

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