Communicating technological risk: the social construction of risk perception.

@article{Nelkin1989CommunicatingTR,
  title={Communicating technological risk: the social construction of risk perception.},
  author={Dorothy Nelkin},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={1989},
  volume={10},
  pages={
          95-113
        }
}
  • D. Nelkin
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Annual review of public health
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