Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology (BOK)

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Comprehensive yet accessible, this key Handbook provides an up-to-date overview of the fast growing and increasingly important area of 'public communication of science and technology', from both research and practical perspectives. As well as introducing the main issues, arenas and professional perspectives involved, it presents the findings of earlier research and the conclusions previously drawn. Unlike most existing books on this topic, this unique volume couples an overview of the practical problems faced by practitioners with a thorough review of relevant literature and research. The practical Handbook format ensures it is a student-friendly resource, but its breadth of scope and impressive contributors means that it is also ideal for practitioners and professionals working in the field. Combining the contributions of different disciplines (media and journalism studies, sociology and history of science), the perspectives of different geographical and cultural contexts, and by selecting key contributions from appropriate and well-respected authors, this original text provides an interdisciplinary as well as a global approach to public communication of science and technology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2008 Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415386173 Antall sider 288
Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 2cm Vekt 688 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Brian Trench, Massimiano Bucchi
Emner og form Media studies, History of science, Sociology & anthropology