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The Anti-Vaccine Con Job Is Becoming Untenable
The Atlantic (2021)
  • Brooke Harrington
This article uses the Sociology of fraud--from Goffman's "On Cooling the Mark Out"--and of reference groups--from Merton's Social Theory and Social Structure--to explain why many Americans have resisted vaccination, or gotten vaccinated in disguise.
  • COVID-19,
  • sociology of fraud and con artists,
  • Goffman,
  • Cooling the Mark Out,
  • reference groups,
  • Merton
Publication Date
August 1, 2021
Citation Information
Brooke Harrington. "The Anti-Vaccine Con Job Is Becoming Untenable" The Atlantic (2021)
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