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General Academic Books & Articles

  • Brennan, Teresa, "The Age of Paranoia," Paragraph, 14 (1991), 20-45
  • Bywater, William, "The Paranoia of Postmodernism," Philosophy and Literature, 14 (1990), 79-84
  • Carroll, John, Puritan, Paranoid, Remissive: A Sociology of Modern Culture (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977)
  • Carroll, Noel, "Conspiracy Theories of Representation," Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 17 (1987), 395-412
  • Cubitt, Geoffrey, The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993)
  • Davis, David Brion, ed., The Fear of Conspiracy: Images of Un-American Subversion from the Revolution to the Present (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1972)
  • Eagleton, Terry, "Capitalism, Modernism and Postmodernism," in Against the Grain (London: Verso, 1986), pp.131-48
  • Elaine Showalter, Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture(New York: Columbia University Press, 1997)
  • Fields, Ingrid Walker, "Paranoia, Politics, and the Popular Imagination: Conspiracy in Contemporary American Literature" (unpublished PhD diss., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1993; abstract in DAI, 53 (June 1993), 4325A)
  • Fisher, Linda, "Hermeneutics of Suspicion and Postmodern Paranoia: Psychologies of Interpretation," Philosophy and Literature, 16 (1992), 106-114
  • Fiske, John, "Blackstream Knowledge: Genocide," in Media Matters: Everyday Culture and Political Change (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1994), pp.191-216
  • Freud, Sigmund, "Psychoanalytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case of Paranoia ("Schreber")" (1911), trans. James Strachey, rvd. Angela Richards, in Penguin Freud Library, 15 vols (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985), IX, pp.131-226
  • Fried, Yehuda, and Joseph Agassi, Paranoia: A Study in Diagnosis, no. 50 of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science (Dordrecht, Holland: D. Reidel, 1976)
  • Goode, Eric, and Nachman Ben-Yehuda, Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (Oxford: Blackwell, 1994)
  • Grauman, Carl F. and Serge Moscovici, eds, Changing Conceptions of Conspiracy (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1987)
  • Harper, David J ., "Histories of Suspicion in a Time of Conspiracy: A Reflection on Aubrey Lewis’ History of Paranoia," History of the Human Sciences 7 (1994), 89-109
  • Hofstadter, Richard, The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965)
  • Philip Lamy: Millenium RageJameson, Fredric, "Cognitive Mapping," in Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture, Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg, eds (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988), pp.347-58
  • Jameson, Fredric, Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (London: Verso, 1991)
  • Jameson, Fredric, The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, and London: BFI, 1992)
  • Knight, Peter, "Naming the Problem: Feminism and the Figuration of Conspiracy," Cultural Studies 11 (1997), 40-63
  • Knight, Peter, "Plotting the Sixties: The Culture of Conspiracy in the USA" (unpublished DPhil thesis, University of York, 1995)
  • Knight, Peter, Conspiracy Culture from Kennedy to the X-Files, 2000
  • Knight, Peter (eds), Conspiracy Nation: The Politics of Paranoia in Postwar America, 2002
  • Knight, Peter (eds), Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia, 2003
  • Lamy, Phillip, Millennium Rage: Survivalists, White Supremacists and the Doomsday Prophecy (Da Capo Press, 1986)
  • Lasch, Christopher, The Minimal Self: Psychic Survival in Troubled Times (1984; London: Picador, 1985)
  • MacDonald, C.M., "The Politics of Paranoia: America and the Americans," History Today, 34 (1984), 5-9
  • Mirowsky, John, "Paranoia and the Structure of Powerlessness," American Sociological Review 48 (1983), 228-239
  • Moore, Pamela, and Devoney Looser, "Theoretical Feminism: Subjectivity, Struggle, and the ‘Conspiracy’ of Poststructuralisms," Style, 27 (1993), 530-58
  • Patricia Turner I Heard It through the Grapevine:
  • Pigden, Charles, "Popper Re-visited, or What is Wrong with Conspiracy Theories," Philosophy of the Social Sciences , 25 (1995), 3-34
  • Pinsker, Sanford, "America’s Conspiratorial Imagination," Virginia Quarterly Review 68 (1992), 605-25
  • Popper, Karl, "Prediction and Prophecy in the Social Sciences," in Conjectures and Refutations (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1963), pp.336-46
  • Popper, Karl, "Towards a Rational Theory of Tradition," in Conjectures and Refutations , pp.120-35
  • "Postmodernity and Paranoia," Editorial, American Philosophical Quarterly, 49 (1990), 480-88
  • Kenneth Stern: "A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate"Rogin, Michael, "Ronald Reagan, The Movie"; and Other Episodes in Political Demonology (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987)
  • Ross, Andrew, Strange Weather: Culture, Science and Technology in the Age of Limits (London: Verso, 1991)
  • Sasson, Theodore "African American Conspiracy Theories and the Social Construction of Crime" Sociological Inquiry, 65 (1995), 265-285
  • Schor, Naomi, "Female Paranoia: The Case for Psychoanalytic Feminist Criticism," Yale French Studies, 62 (1981), 204-219
  • Smith, Paul, Discerning the Subject (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1988)
  • Stern, Kenneth, A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate (NY 1996)
  • Swanson, David, Philip Bohnert and Jackson Smith, The Paranoid (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1970)
  • Wood, Gordon, "Conspiracy and the Paranoid Style: Causality and Deceit in the Eighteenth Century" William and Mary Quarterly, 39 (1982), 401-441

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