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Knowledge Goes Pop

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Book Series: Culture Machine ISBN: 9781847883162 Year: Pages: 208 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_390769 Language: English
Publisher: Berg Publishers Grant: OAPEN-UK
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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A 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

saturate our everyday experience. How valid is it when compared to

official knowledge and why does such (mis)information cause so much

institutional anxiety? It examines the range of knowledge, from

conspiracy theory to plain gossip, and its role and impact in our

culture.Clare Birchall is Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University.

Globale Handlungsfelder. Medien - Politik - Bildung

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Book Series: Problemkreise der angewandten Kulturwissenschaft / ZAK, Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale ISBN: 3866440677 Year: Volume: 13 Pages: 320 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_422331 Language: German
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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Vernetztes Leben. Soziale und digitale Kulturen

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Book Series: Problemkreise der angewandten Kulturwissenschaft / ZAK, Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale ISBN: 3866440197 Year: Volume: 12 Pages: 220 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_422333 Language: German
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
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