BN.com Gift Guide

Nanotechnology, Risk And Communication

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $65.35   
  • New (3) from $105.20   
  • Used (3) from $65.35   
Sending request ...

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230506930
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Meet the Author

ALISON ANDERSON is Reader in Sociology at the University of Plymouth, UK. She is author of Media, Culture and the Environment, and co-editor of The Changing Consumer and Tourism, Consumption and Representation.

ALAN PETERSEN is Professor of Sociology at Monash University, Melbourbane, Australia. He is also Honorary Visiting Professor at Plymouth University and at City University, London, UK. He has researched and published widely in the fields of health and illness, risk, the body, genetics and nanotechnologies.

CLARE WILKINSON is Senior Lecturer in Science Communications at the University of West of England, UK. She works within the interdisciplinary Science Communication Unit and has published in jourbanals including Science Communication, Qualitative Health Research and Health, Risk and Society.

STUART ALLAN is Professor of Jourbanalism at Bourbanemouth University, UK. His books include News Culture; Media, Risk and Science, and Online News: Jourbanalism and the Internet. He is currently researching science reporting and the internet with a particular interest in science blogs and citizen jourbanalism.

Read More Show Less

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

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)