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Environmental Risks and the Media

Author: Stuart Allan; Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Cynthia Carter; Environment Complete.
Publisher: New York : Routledge Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [distributor] Dec. 1999
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Annotation Environmental Risks and the Mediaexplores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences to think about environmental risks - from the BSE or 'mad  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Allan, Stuart.
Environmental Risks and the Media.
New York : Routledge Dec. 1999 Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [distributor]
(DLC) 99087826
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Allan; Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Cynthia Carter; Environment Complete.
ISBN: 9780415214476 0415214475
OCLC Number: 697596767
Target Audience: Trade
Description: 1 online resource.
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This work examines both large-scale disasters such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, and environmental issues such as the use of pesticides in farming. The contributors consider the tensions  Read more...

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"A timely and important book."<br>-Ulrich Beck, University of Munich <br>

 
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