Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2013

270 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199997442

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The Global Grapevine

Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Gary Alan Fine and Bill Ellis

  • The authors are recognized authorities on rumors and are regularly featured in and consulted by the national media.
  • Will attract both readers interested in the social aspects of rumors as well as those interested in its literary features.
  • The effects of globalization make themselves increasingly apparent everyday and Fine and Ellis' work on rumors details the various ways in which foreign cultures and peoples have become topics of anxiety and fear to Americans.

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