Knowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to Gossip
by Clare Birchall
Publisher: Berg Publishers 2006
Number of pages: 203
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?
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