In this comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of risk communication, the fieldas 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 applicationsainterpersonal, organizational, and societalaoffering 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 workaa 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|