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Handbook of public communication of science and technology

Author: Massimiano Bucchi; Bruce V Lewenstein
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Comprehensive yet accessible, this title provides an up-to-date overview of the fast growing and increasingly important area of 'public communication of science and technology', in terms of both research and practical activities.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Massimiano Bucchi; Bruce V Lewenstein
ISBN: 9780415386173 0415386179
OCLC Number: 145388189
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction, Massimiano Bucchi and Brian Trench 1. Popular Science Books, Jon Turney 2. Science Journalism, Sharon Dunwoody 3. Science Museums and Science Centers, Bernard Schiele 4. Cinematic Science, David Kirby 5. Of Deficits, Deviations and Dialogues: Theories of Public Communication of Science, Massimiano Bucchi 6. Health Campaign Research, Robert Logan 7. Genetics and Genomics: The Ethics and Politics of Metaphorical Framing, Iina Hellsten and Brigitte Nehrlich 8. Survey Research and the Public Understanding of Science, Martin Bauer 9. Scientists as Public Experts, Hans Peter Peters 10. Public Relations in Science: Managing the Trust Portfolio, Rick Borchelt 11. Environmental Groups and other NGOs as Science Communicators, Steven Yearley 12. Public Participation and Dialogue, Edna Einsiedel 13. Internet: Turning Science Communication Inside-Out, Brian Trench 14. Risk, Science and Public Communication: Third-Order Thinking about Scientific Culture, Alan Irwin 15. Public Communication of Science and Technology in Developing Countries, Hesther du Plessis 16. Communicating the Social Sciences, Angela Cassidy 17. Evaluating Public Communication of Science and Technology, Federico Neresini and Giuseppe Pellegrini
Responsibility: edited by Massimiano Bucchi and Bruce V. Lewenstein.


Provides an overview of public communication of science and technology, from both research and practical perspectives. As well as introducing the main issues, arenas and professional perspectives  Read more...


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"This work provides a useful introduction to the study of research trends in the public communication of science and technology. It is particularly strong in showing the changes in this field, Read more...

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