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...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Second edition, 2nd Edition
The Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology has become the key textbook and reference work in this rapidly developing field of professional, educational and research activity. The Handbook brings together state-of-the-art and original summaries of seventeen key topics in the...
To Be Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge
Alternative Routes to Scientific Communications
In the days of global warming and BSE, science is increasingly a public issue. This book provides a theoretical framework which allows us to understand why and how scientists address the general public. The author develops the argument that turning to the public is not simply a response to...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Science Communication between News and Public Relations
Analyzing the role of journalists in science communication, this book presents a perspective on how this is going to evolve in the twenty-first century. The book takes three distinct perspectives on this interesting subject. Firstly, science journalists reflect on their ‘operating rules’ (...
Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge
An Introduction to Social Studies of Science
The world around us is continually being shaped by science, and by society’s relationship to it. In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue. Bucchi provides...
Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge