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Risk, Media and Stigma Understanding Public Challenges to Modern Science and Technology

Edited By: James Flynn, Paul Slovic and Howard Kunreuther
320 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Risk, Media and Stigma
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About this book

Presents the current and most comprehensive examination of how and why stigmatization occurs and what the appropriate responses to it should be.

Contents

Introduction * Contamination Stigma * Nuclear Stigma * Place, Product, and Industry Stigma * Risk, Media, and Stigma * Coping with Stigma * References * About the Authors * Index

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Biography

James Flynn is a Senior Research Associate at Decision Research in Eugene, Oregon. Paul Slovic is President of Decision Research and Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. Howard Kunreuther is the Cecelia Yen Koo Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy in the Operation and Information Management Department, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Co-Director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.
Edited By: James Flynn, Paul Slovic and Howard Kunreuther
320 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Media reviews
'An invaluable collection of articles for those who are seeking an in-depth analysis of risk perceptions.' Food, Nutrition and Agriculture 'An interesting study of how the media handles risk and attaches stigma - justified or otherwise.' ASLIB Book Guide
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