Nanotechnology, Risk And Communication by A. AndersonNanotechnology, Risk And Communication by A. Anderson

Nanotechnology, Risk And Communication

byA. Anderson

Hardcover | February 17, 2009

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Drawing together insights from media studies, sociology and science and technology studies, this book is one of the first major studies of media coverage, policy debates and public perceptions of nanotechnologies, and makes a fascinating and timely contribution to debates about the public communication of science.
ALISON ANDERSON is Reader in Sociology at the University of Plymouth, UK. She is author ofMedia, Culture and the Environment, and co-editor ofThe Changing ConsumerandTourism, Consumption and Representation.ALAN PETERSEN is Professor of Sociology at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also Honorary Visiting Professor at Plymo...
Title:Nanotechnology, Risk And CommunicationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:179 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230506933

ISBN - 13:9780230506930

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Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction Reporting Science Risk Society and the Media News Coverage of Nanotechnologies Nanotechnologies, Public Knowledge and the Media Scientists' and Policymakers' Representations of Nanotechnologies Communication about Nanotechnologies in the Future Notes References