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Author Fine, Gary Alan.
Title The global grapevine [electronic resource] : why rumors of terrorism, immigration, and trade matter / Gary Alan Fine, Bill Ellis.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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 Electronic Book  HM1241 .F56 2010eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (x, 255 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-250) and index.
Contents Rumor: plausible and credible -- Rumor and September 11th: understanding the unthinkable -- A riot of conspiracies -- Migrants: disease in the body politic -- "There goes the neighborhood": Latino migrants and immigration rumors -- Tourist troubles: the travels of global rumor -- The menace of international trade -- Global trafficking in bodies -- Whispers on the borderline.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Rumor.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Related Names Ellis, Bill, 1950-
Related To Print version: Fine, Gary Alan. The global grapevine. Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2010. 9780199736317 0199736316 (DLC) 2009039712
ISBN 0199750459 (electronic bk.)
9780199750450 (electronic bk.)
9780199736317 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199736316 (cloth : alk. paper)