Edited by Nick Pidgeon
Edited by Roger E. Kasperson
Edited by Paul Slovic
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print Publication Year:2003
Online Publication Date:July 2010
Edited by three well-known analysts of risk and its communication, this volume brings together contributions from a group of international experts in risk perception and risk communication. Key conceptual issues are discussed as well as a range of recent case studies that span BSE and food safety, AIDS/HIV, nuclear power, child protection, Y2K, electromagnetic fields, and waste incineration. The volume also draws attention to issues in public policy, risk management and risk communication practice.