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- DescriptionThis volume brings together case studies and theoretical work informed by the social amplification of risk framework.
- Author BiographyNick Pidgeon is Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia, and Director of the Centre for Environmental Risk. He has written extensively on risk communication and perception issues, including a major contribution to the UK Royal Society Report on Risk (1992), as well as on causes of organisational accidents. He is the author of Man-Made Disasters (1997). Roger E. Kasperson is Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute. He is the leading geographer in the field of risk and risk communication over the last thirty years. His publications include Communicating Risks to the Public (with J. Stallen, 1991), Nuclear Risks in Comparative Perspective (1987), Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Hazard Management (with J. X. Kasperson, 1991), and Regions at Risk (with J. X. Kasperson and B. L. Turner, 1995). Paul Slovic is President of Decision Research and Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. He is the leading psychologist in the field of risk perception and behavioral decision making over the past thirty years. His publications include Acceptable Risk with B. Fischhoff, S. Lichtenstein, R. Keeney and P. Derby (Cambridge, 1981), Judgement under Uncertainty with D. Kahneman and A. Tversky, 2nd edition, Cambridge, 2002), The Perception of Risk (2000), and Risk Media and Stigma with J. Flynn and H. Kunreuther (2001).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication10/07/2003
- GenrePsychology: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note17 b/w illus. 1 map 17 tables
- Weight680 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Edited byNick Pidgeon,Paul Slovic,Roger E. Kasperson
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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