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In defence of conspiracy theories (and why the term is a misnomer)


Coady, D, In defence of conspiracy theories (and why the term is a misnomer), The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 13 September 2018 (2018) [Magazine Article]

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Before 2012, if you had voiced suspicions that the Australian government had been anything but open and honourable in dealing with East Timor – its newly independent but impoverished neighbour – you would likely have been dismissed as a conspiracy theorist. But it was then revealed Australian Secret Intelligence Service agents had bugged East Timor’s cabinet office during treaty negotiations over oil and gas fields.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:conspiracy theory, Australian government
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Political theory and political philosophy
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and politics
Objective Field:Civics and citizenship
UTAS Author:Coady, D (Dr David Coady)
ID Code:128320
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-09-13
Last Modified:2018-09-13
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