Nanotechnology, Risk and Communication

  • Alison Anderson
  • Alan Petersen
  • Clare Wilkinson
  • Stuart Allan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 1-11
  3. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 12-44
  4. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 45-66
  5. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 67-95
  6. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 96-125
  7. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 126-151
  8. Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Clare Wilkinson, Stuart Allan
    Pages 152-158
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 159-179

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

communication media media studies nanotechnology science sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Alison Anderson
    • 1
  • Alan Petersen
    • 2
  • Clare Wilkinson
    • 3
  • Stuart Allan
    • 4
  1. 1.University of PlymouthUK
  2. 2.Monash UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.University of West of EnglandBristolUK
  4. 4.Bournemouth UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230234574
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35322-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23457-4
  • About this book