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[ecrea] Special Issue on Risk Communication: Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies

Tue Dec 07 19:58:56 GMT 2010

Dear colleagues,
A new issue of Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies (volume 2, issue 2, November 2010) is now available online. This is a special issue entitled 'The Communicative Turn on Risk Communication: Theory and Practice' and has been guest-edited by Tom Horlick-Jones (Cardiff University) and Jordi Farré (Universitat Rovira i Virgili).

All content is available at: <>

The issue includes the articles described below.

The first special issue
Enric Castelló (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

On the communicative constitution of risk objects in mediated times
Tom Horlick-Jones (Cardiff University) and Jordi Farré (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

Risk communication and the discourse of fear
David Altheide (Arizona State University)

Shifting anxieties, altered media: Risk communication in networked times
Graham Murdock (Loughborough University)

The contribution of different types of knowledge towards understanding, sharing and communication risk concepts
Ortwin Renn (Stuttgart University)

A new ?epistemic community? in nuclear waste governance? Theoretical reflections and empirical observations on some fundamental challenges Michael Stauffacher and Corinne Moser (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH))

Risk information and minority identity in the neighbourhood of industrial facilities Marc Poumadère (Institut Symlog) and Raquel Bertoldo (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

Communicating at the edge: Risk communication processes and structural conflicts in highly industrialized petrochemical areas Josep Espluga (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Ana Prades (CIEMAT) and Jan Gonzalo (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

News media and the (de)construction of risk: How Flemish newspapers select and cover international disasters
 Stijn Joye (Ghent University)

Risk communication, phenomenology, and the limits of representation
William J. Kinsella (North Carolina State University)

The many roads to risk communication in Spain
Marta I. González García (CCHS-CSIC)

For more information about the Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies: <,id=162/>,id=162/

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