Ethics and practice in science communication / edited by Susanna Priest, Jean Goodwin, and Michael F. Dahlstrom.

"From climate to vaccination, stem-cell research to evolution, scientific work is often the subject of public controversies in which scientists and science communicators find themselves enmeshed. Especially with such hot-button topics, science communication plays vital roles. Gathering together the...

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Other Authors: Priest, Susanna Hornig (Editor)
Goodwin, Jean (Editor)
Dahlstrom, Michael F. (Editor)
Published: Chicago, IL ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Physical Description:xi, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Format: Book
  • Foreword / Rush Holt and Jeanne Braha
  • Introduction to this book / Susanna Priest, Jean Goodwin, and Michael F. Dahlstrom
  • Part 1. How ethics matters. Effective because ethical : speech act theory as a framework for scientists' communication / Jean Goodwin
  • Communicating science-based information about risk : how ethics can help / Paul B. Thompson
  • Communicating climate change and other evidence-based controversies : challenges to ethics in practice / Susanna Priest
  • Framing science for democratic engagement / Leah Sprain
  • Part 2. Professional practice. Exploring the ethics of using narratives to communicate in science policy contexts / Michael F. Dahlstrom and Shirley S. Ho
  • Science communication as communication about persons / Brent Ranalli
  • Journalists, expert sources, and ethical issues in science communication / Marjorie Kruvand
  • The ethics and boundaries of industry environmental campaigns / Barbara Miller Gaither and Janas Sinclair
  • Scientists' duty to communicate : exploring ethics, public communication, and scientific practice / Sarah R. Davies
  • Part 3. Case studies. Just the facts or expert opinion? : the backtracking approach to socially responsible science communication / Daniel J. McKaughan and Kevin C. Elliott
  • Controversy, commonplaces, and ethical science communication : the case of consumer genetic testing / Lora Arduser
  • Excluding "anti-biotech" activists from Canadian agri-food policy making : ethical implications of the deficit model of science communication / Kelly Bronson
  • Science communication ethics : a reflexive view / Alain L√©tourneau
  • How discourse illuminates the ruptures between scientific and cultural rationalities / Cynthia-Lou Coleman
  • Afterword / Susanna Priest, Jean Goodwin, and Michael F. Dahlstrom.