Promoting, supporting and encouraging the study of the United States since 1955

British Association for American Studies

×

New Book Announcement: Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19

Join BAAS

New Book Announcement: Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19

A new book by Clare Birchall and Peter Knight has just been published by Routledge. Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19  provides a wide-ranging analysis of the emergence and development of conspiracy theories during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus on the US and the UK. The book combines digital methods analysis of large datasets assembled from social media with politically and culturally contextualised close readings informed by cultural studies. This book will appeal to anyone interested in conspiracy theories, misinformation, culture wars, social media, and contemporary society. If you would like a copy, you can get a 20% discount with the code ASM09 until the end of November if you order through Routledge. Alternatively, please consider asking your library to order a copy.