"The Social Determinants of Conspiratorial Ideation" (Socius Journal)

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Scholars have recently become increasingly interested in understanding the prevalence and persistence of conspiratorial beliefs among the public as recent research has shown such beliefs to be both widespread and to have deleterious effects on the political process. This journal article seeks to develop a sociological understanding of the structural conditions that are associated with conspiratorial belief.  Read the full article here.