Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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This thesis analyzes the thoughts and feelings of non-vaccinating parents in America and argues that contemporary vaccine refusal results from overwhelming information saturation in the Internet age. Non-vaccinating parents express distrust of competing scientific research and call for a return to a more natural, toxin-free lifestyle.
Trifilio, MaryGrace, "Cause for Question: Risk and Postmodern Panic in the Vaccine Safety Debate" (2016). CUNY Academic Works.