Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412959217
  • ISBN-13: 9781412959216
  • DDC: 501.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1095 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released July 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION provides information on the entire range of interrelated issues in this interdisciplinary field in one place, along with clear suggestions on where to begin the search for more. Geared towards undergraduate and graduate students in journalism, communication, mass communication, and media studies, as well as towards working journalists, public information officers, and public relations specialists, this encyclopedia introduces this vast, fascinating field while challenging the reader to question assumptions inherent in communication across disciplinary boundaries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editor.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abortion.
2: Active Audiences and Science.
3: Actor-Network Theory.
4: Africa, Science in.
5: Agenda Setting and Science.
6: Agricultural Biotechnology.
7: Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow.
8: Agricultural Journalism.
9: Alcohol, Risk Communication for.
10: Alien Abduction.
11: Alternative Energy, Overview.
12: Alternative Medicine.
13: American Association for Public Opinion Research.
14: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
15: American Medical Association.
16: American Medical Writers Association.
17: Anti-Drug Campaigns.
18: Anti-Smoking Campaigns.
19: Architecture, Sustainable.
20: Asilomar.
21: Asimov, Isaac (1920–1992).
22: Association for Communication Excellence.
23: Asteroid Impacts.
24: Astrobiology.
25: Astronomy, Public Communication of.
26: Attenborough, David (1926– ).
27: Attentive Public.
28: Audiences for Science.
29: Australia, Science in.
30: Avian Flu.
31: Beat Reporting.
32: Big Science.
33: Bioethicists as Sources.
34: Biofuels.
35: Bioinformatics.
36: Bioterrorism.
37: Bovine Somatotropin (BST or BGH).
38: Breast Cancer Communication.
39: Canada, Science Communication in.
40: Cancer Prevention and Risk Communication.
41: Career Paths, Medical Writing/Medical Journalism.
42: Career Paths, Science/Environmental Journalism.
43: Carson, Rachel (1907–1964).
44: Carver, George Washington (CA. 1864–1943).
45: Censorship in Science.
46: Center for Science in the Public Interest.
47: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S..
48: Chernobyl.
49: Children’s Television and Science.
50: Citizen Science.
51: Citizens Jury.
52: Clarke, Arthur C. (1917–2008).
53: Clean Air Act.
54: Clean Water Act.
55: Climate Change, Communicating.
56: Cloning.
57: Cold War Rhetoric.
58: Colonizing Other Worlds.
59: Communicating Science to Children.
60: Communication Campaigns in Health and Environment.
61: Community “Right to Know”.
62: Computer-Tailored Messages.
63: Conflicts of Interest in Science.
64: Consensus Conference.
65: Conversation and Science Communication.
66: Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.
67: Creationism.
68: Crick, Francis (1916–2004).
69: Crisis Communication.
70: Cultivation Theory and Science.
71: Darwin, Charles (1809–1882).
72: Dawkins, Richard (1941– ).
73: Deductive Logic.
74: Deficit Model.
75: Deliberative Democracy.
76: Deliberative Polling.
77: Department of Agriculture, U.S..
78: Department of Energy, U.S..
79: Dewey, John (1859–1952).
80: Diffusion of Innovations.
81: Digital Divide.
82: Digital Rhetoric and Science.
83: Disaster Coverage.
84: Discourse Analysis and Science.
85: Drug Advertising.
86: East Asia, Science Communication in.
87: Effective Graphics.
88: Einstein, Albert (1879–1955).
89: Embargo System.
90: Endangered Species Act.
91: Environmental Defense Fund.
92: Environmental Impact Statements.
93: Environmental Journalism.
94: Environmental Justice.
95: Environmental Protection Agency, U.S..
96: Etc Group.
97: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI).
98: Eugenics.
99: Europe, Research System in.
100: European Space Agency.
101: Evaluation of Science Communication.
102: Evidence-Based Medicine.
103: Exxon Valdez.
104: Fear Appeals.
105: Feynman, Richard (1918–1988).
106: Food and Drug Administration, U.S..
107: Food Irradiation.
108: Food Libel Laws.
109: Food Safety.
110: Framing and Priming in Science Communication.
111: Franklin, Benjamin (1706–1790).
112: Freelancing.
113: Fuel Cell Technology.
114: Galilei, Galileo (1564–1642).
115: Gender Representations of Scientists.
116: Gene.
117: Gene Patenting.
118: Gene Therapy.
119: Gould, Stephen Jay (1941–2002).
120: Government Public Information.
121: Greenpeace.
122: Hawking, Stephen (1942–).
123: Health Communication, Overview.
124: Health Communication and the Internet.
125: Health Literacy.
126: Highway Safety.
127: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Communication.
128: Holography.
129: House Science Committee, U.S..
130: Hubble Space Telescope.
131: Human Genome Project.
132: Hurricane Katrina.
133: India, Science and Science Communication in.
134: Inductive Logic.
135: Information Seeking and Processing.
136: Information Society.
137: Information Subsidies.
138: Institutional Review Board.
139: Intelligent Design in Public Discourse.
140: International Science Journalism Associations.
141: Internet, History of.
142: Interpretive Communities.
143: Interviewing Scientists.
144: Invasive Species.
145: Invisible College.
146: Issues in Science and Technology.
147: Knowledge Gap Hypothesis.
148: Kuhn, Thomas (1922–1996).
149: Land Grant System, U.S..
150: Latin America, Science Communication in.
151: Latour, Bruno (1947– ).
152: Logical Positivism.
153: Love Canal.
154: Low-Level Radiation.
155: Mad Cow Disease (BSE).
156: Manhattan Project.
157: Maverick Science and Journalism.
158: McClintock, Barbara (1902–1992).
159: Mead, Margaret (1901–1978).
160: Media Convergence.
161: Medical Journalism.
162: Mendel, Gregor (1822–1884).
163: Merton, Robert K. (1910–2003).
164: Metaphors in Science Communication.
165: Mexico, Science Communication in.
166: Muir, John (1838–1914).
167: Nanotechnology.
168: Nanotechnology, Regulation of.
169: Narrative in Science Communication.
170: National Academies, U.S..
171: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S..
172: National Association of Science Writers.
173: National Development, Science and Technology in.
174: National Institutes of Health, U.S..
175: National Science Foundation, U.S..
176: Nature.
177: Nelkin, Dorothy (1933–2003).
178: Newspaper Science Pages.
179: Nimby (“Not In My Back Yard”).
180: Nuclear Power.
181: Nuclear Waste.
182: Nuclear Weapons.
183: Nutrigenomics.
184: Nutrition and Media.
185: Nye, Bill (1955– ).