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Communicating science edited by LeeAnn Kahlor and Patricia A. Stout. [electronic resource] /

Contributor(s): Kahlor, LeeAnn | Stout, Patricia A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New agendas in communication: Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0203867637; 9780203867631; 9780415999588; 9780415999595.Subject(s): Communication in scienceAdditional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Communicating science.Online resources: Link to ebook
Contents:
Building a context for the next century of science communication research / Sharon Dunwoody -- A critical appraisal of models of public understanding of science : using practice to inform theory / Dominique Brossard and Bruce V. Lewenstein -- Framing science : a new paradigm in public engagement / Matthew C. Nisbet -- Focusing on fairness in science and risk communication / John C. Besley -- Understanding public response to technology advocacy campaigns : a persuasion knowledge approach / Janas Sinclair and Barbara Miller -- Using temporally oriented social science models and audience segmentation to influence environmental behaviors / Bret R. Shaw -- Competing characters in science-based controversy : a framework for analysis / Lisa Keränen -- Exemplary objects : the role of materiality, sociality, and rhetoric in articulating science through model organisms / John Lynch -- Expanding notions of scientific argument : a case study of the use of scientific argument by American Indians / Danielle Endres -- Moral development framing in environmental justice news coverage / Kristen Alley Swain -- An interdisciplinary approach to science communication education : a case study / Amy R. Pearce, Aldemaro Romero, and John B. Zibluk.
Summary: Science communication has become increasingly popular in journalism and mass communication as the media offer more scientific and technological information to the public. This volume explores the evolution of science communication, addressing key issues and offering substance for future study. Harnessing the energies of junior scholars on the forefront of science communication, this work pushes the boundaries of research forward, allowing scholars to sample the multiple paradigms and agendas that will play a role in shaping the future of science communication. Editors LeeAnn Kahlor and Patrici.
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