Communicating Science: Professional Contexts (OU Reader)

Communicating Science: Professional Contexts (OU Reader)

by Roger Hill

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below


First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
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New Edition
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6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

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Pt. IWhat the public needs to know and why1
1Knowledges in context4
2Science and citizenship14
Pt. IIAlternative contexts for communicating science37
3Opening up science42
4Science for all citizens: setting the stage for lifelong learning51
5Science centres and science learning62
6Putting learning at the heart of exhibition development: a case study of the Wellcome Wing project94
7Finding evidence of learning in museum settings110
8The word and the world: engaging with science in print120
9Einstein for young people134
10Science fiction and the communication of science146
11Science on television: a coming of age?158
Pt. IIIScience and the media175
12Some problems in conceptualizing the issue of 'science in the media'179
13Mediating science: promotional strategies, media coverage, public belief and decision making206
14The mystique of science in the press227
15Structuring public debate on biotechnology: media frames and public response240
16The interaction of journalists and scientific experts: cooperation and conflict between two professional cultures252
17British public affairs media and the coverage of 'Life on Mars?'270

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