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The social amplification of risk

Author: Nick F Pidgeon; Roger E Kasperson; Paul Slovic
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together contributions from a group of international experts working in the field of risk perception and risk communication. Key conceptual issues are discussed as well as a range  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)52286642
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick F Pidgeon; Roger E Kasperson; Paul Slovic
ISBN: 0521817285 9780521817288 0521520444 9780521520447 0511550464 9780511550461
OCLC Number: 52286642
Description: xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The social amplification of risk : assessing fifteen years of research and theory / Jeanne X. Kasperson [and others] --
The logical structure of the social amplification of risk framework (SARF) : metatheoretical foundations and policy implications / Eugene A. Rosa --
Social amplification of risk and the layering method / Glynis M. Breakwell and Julie Barnett --
Institutional failure and the organizational amplification of risks : the need for a closer look / William R. Freudenburg --
Trust, transparency, and social context : implications for social amplification of risk / Lynn J. Frewer --
Risk and relativity : BSE and the British media / John Eldridge and Jacquie Reilly --
After amplification : rethinking the role of the media in risk communication / Graham Murdock, Judith Petts, and Tom Horlick-Jones --
Plague and arsenic : assignment of blame in the mass media and the social amplification and attenuation of risk / Arvind Susarla --
The dynamics of risk amplification and attenuation in context : a French case study / Marc Poumadère and Claire Mays --
Public response to Y2K : social amplification and risk adaptation : or, "how I learned to stop worrying and love Y2K" / Donald G. MacGregor --
The social dynamics of environmental risk perception : implications for risk communication research and practice / Tom Horlick-Jones, Jonathan Sime, and Nick Pidgeon --
Understanding amplification of complex risk issues : the risk story model applied to the EMF case / Peter M. Wiedemann, Martin Clauberg, and Holger Schütz --
Integrating politics with the social amplification of risk framework : insights from an exploration in the criminal justice context / M.V. Rajeev Gowda --
Nuclear stigma / James Flynn --
Searching for the public policy relevance of the risk amplification framework / William Leiss --
Social amplification of risk in participation : two case studies / Ortwin Renn.
Responsibility: edited by Nick Pidgeon, Roger E. Kasperson, and Paul Slovic.
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