9781853837005

Risk, Media and Stigma : Understanding Public Challenges to Modern Science and Technology

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    9781853837005

  • ISBN10:

    1853837008

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Summary

Today, most of the 2,800 tranquil acres that make up Wye Island are managed by the Maryland Park Service. However, from 1973 to 1974, the island was the site of a raging controversy. A major developer, James Rouse, wanted to build a compact waterfront vil

Table of Contents

List of Tables
vi
List of Figures
viii
Acronyms and Abbreviations ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvi
Introduction
Technological Stigma
3(6)
Robin Gregory
James Flynn
Paul Slovic
Stigma and the Social Amplification of Risk: Toward a Framework of Analysis
9(22)
Roger Kasperson
Nayna Jhaveri
Jeanne X. Kasperson
Contamination Stigma
Technological Stigma: Some Perspectives from the Study of Contagion
31(10)
Paul Rozin
Crying over Spoiled Milk: Contamination, Consumer Expectations, and Environmental Stigma
41(28)
Michael Edelstein
Risk Lived, Stigma Experienced: Reflections on the Limits of Adaptations
69(18)
Theresa Satterfield
Nuclear Stigma
Perceived Risk, Stigma, and Potential Economic Impacts of a High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository in Nevada
87(20)
Paul Slovic
M. Layman
N. Kraus
James Flynn
J. Chalmers
G. Gesell
Modeling Stigma: An Empirical Analysis of Nuclear Waste Images of Nevada Modeling Stigma
107(26)
Hank C. Jenkins-Smith
Fear and Loathing of Las Vegas: Will a Nuclear Waste Repository contaminate the Imagery of Nearby Places?
133(24)
Doug Easterling
The Effects of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant on Neighboring Property Values
157(18)
Wayne Hunsperger
Place, Product, and Industry Stigma
Risk, Stigma, and Property Value-What are People Afraid of?
175(12)
Gregory Adams
Robin Cantor
Environmental Stigma and Equity in Central Cities: The Case of South Phoenix
187(16)
David Pijawka
Subhrajit Guhathakurta
Sarah Lebiednik
John Blair
Suleiman Ashur
The Impact of External Parties on Brand-Name Capital: The 1982 Tylenol Poisonings and Subsequent Cases
203(16)
Mark L. Mitchell
Mad Cow Disease and the Stigmatization of British Beef
219(10)
Douglas Powell
Blood, Risk, and Stigma
229(12)
Penny Chan
Technological Danger Without Stigma: The Case of Automobile Airbags
241(16)
John Graham
Dioxins or Chemical Stigmata
257(12)
William Leiss
An Industry Perspective on Risk and Stigma
269(14)
Richard Long
Risk, Media, and Stigma
From Vision to Catastrophe: A Risk Event in Search of Images
283(18)
Celio Ferreira
Asa Boholm
Ragnar Lofstedt
The Nevada Initiative: A Risk Communication Fiasco
301(8)
James Flynn
Paul Slovic
C.K. Mertz
Risk, Media, and Stigma at Rocky Flats
309(22)
James Flynn
Ellen Peters
C.K. Mertz
Paul Slovic
Coping with Stigma
Coping with Stigma: Challenges and Opportunities
331(22)
Howard Kunreuther
Paul Slovic
Defining and Identifying ``Stigma''
353(8)
Vern Walker
Defining Stigma
361(8)
Baruch Fischhoff
References 369(22)
About the Authors 391(4)
Index 395

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