Are All ‘Birthers’ Conspiracy Theorists? On the Relationship Between Conspiratorial Thinking and Political Orientations

  title={Are All ‘Birthers’ Conspiracy Theorists? On the Relationship Between Conspiratorial Thinking and Political Orientations},
  author={Adam M. Enders and Steven Smallpage and Robert N. Lupton},
  journal={British Journal of Political Science},
  pages={849 - 866}
While research on conspiracy theories and those who believe them has recently undergone a renaissance, there still exists a great deal of uncertainty about the measurement of conspiratorial beliefs and orientations, and the consequences of a conspiratorial mindset for expressly political attitudes and behaviors. We first demonstrate, using data from the 2012 American National Election Study, that beliefs in a variety of specific conspiracy theories are simultaneously, but differentially, the… Expand
Conspiratorial Thinking and Political Constraint
  • A. Enders
  • Sociology
  • Public Opinion Quarterly
  • 2019
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