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The Public Debates and Issues for Further Development

  • Marco Biocca
  • Philip C. R. Gray
  • Peter M. Wiedemann
  • Paolo Conti
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Part of the Technology, Risk, and Society book series (RISKGOSO, volume 11)

Abstract

Early in its development, it was suggested that this book be evaluated by means of a review session or public debate with its intended users rather than through the traditional academic peer review. It was envisaged that such a debate would act both as a vital stage in editing the book and as a preliminary evaluation of the potential impact in different cultural environments.

Keywords

Mass Medium Public Debate Risk Issue Risk Communication Waste Incineration 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Biocca
  • Philip C. R. Gray
  • Peter M. Wiedemann
  • Paolo Conti

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