Environmental Sociology: A Social Constructionist Perspective
John Hannigan argues that society's unwillingness to recognise and solve environmental problems rests primarily upon the claims making activities of a number of 'issue entrepreneurs' in science, mass media and politics.
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Preface and acknowledgements
NEWS MED1A AND ENV1RONMENTAL
SC1ENCE AS AN ENV1RONMENTAL
CONSTRUCT1NG ENV1RONMENTAL R1SKS 92
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