Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology
To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge
Second edition, 2nd Edition
Communicating science and technology is a high priority of many research and policy institutions, a concern of many other private and public bodies, and an established subject of training and education. Over the past few decades, the field has developed and expanded significantly, both in terms of...
Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge
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...
Published April 28th 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 March 21st 2014 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 18th 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 5th 2004 by Routledge