The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication

The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication

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In this comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of risk communication, the fielda€™s leading experts summarize theory, current research, and practice in a range of disciplines and describe effective communication approaches for risk situations in diverse contexts, such as health, environment, science, technology, and crisis. Offering practical insights, the contributors consider risk communication in all contexts and applicationsa€”interpersonal, organizational, and societala€”offering a wider view of risk communication than other volumes. Importantly, the handbook emphasizes the communication side of risk communication, providing integrative knowledge about the models, audiences, messages, and the media and channels necessary for effective risk communication that enables informed judgments and actions regarding risk. Editors Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, and Katherine McComas have significantly contributed to the field of risk communication with this important reference worka€”a must-have for students, scholars, and risk and crisis communication professionals.(2011). Communicating risks and benefits: An evidence-based usera#39;s guide (pp. ... Numeracy as a precursor to pro-social behavior: The impact of numeracy and presentation format on the cognitive mechanisms underlying donation decisions.

Title:The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication
Author:Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, Katherine A. McComas
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2014-10-29


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