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Environmental Online Communication

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Title: Environmental Online Communication

Publisher: Springer

Binding: Hardcover

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Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 320 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.2in. x 0.8in.This book brings together artieies exploring the design, implementation, man agement, funding, promotion, and evaluation of networked information systems that advocate sustainability and the protection of natural ecosystems. Case stud ies of deployed and planned information systems complement theoretieal work on the methodologieal, technologieal, and organizational foundations of envi ronmental online communieation. Studying communieative strategies and processes that function between disci plines and worldviews, this book helps unearth hidden assumptions and miscon ceptions about environmental issues, contributes to a mutual understanding of existing problems, and suggests priorities for research and policy development. The 25 chapters contained in this volume analyze environmental online commu nieation from four interrelated perspectives: Raising Environmental Awareness, Environmental Science, Corporate Sustainability, and Networks and Virtual Communities. The chapters document social and technologieal challenges and allow readers to appreciate the diversity of approaches and projects. The initiative to compile this edited volume sterns from the activities of the ECOresearch Network 696, an interdisciplinary collaboration that encourages scientific discourse and critieal debate to establish a shared understanding of en vironmental online communieation. The network also hosts the books official Web site at www. ecoresearch. netspringer 701, whieh provides supplemental material induding text sampies, bibliographie resources, project descriptions, and detailed author profiles induding current affiliations and research interests. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781852337834

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Synopsis: This book brings together artieies exploring the design, implementation, man­ agement, funding, promotion, and evaluation of networked information systems that advocate sustainability and the protection of natural ecosystems. Case stud­ ies of deployed and planned information systems complement theoretieal work on the methodologieal, technologieal, and organizational foundations of envi­ ronmental online communieation. Studying communieative strategies and processes that function between disci­ plines and worldviews, this book helps unearth hidden assumptions and miscon­ ceptions about environmental issues, contributes to a mutual understanding of existing problems, and suggests priorities for research and policy development. The 25 chapters contained in this volume analyze environmental online commu­ nieation from four interrelated perspectives: Raising Environmental Awareness, Environmental Science, Corporate Sustainability, and Networks and Virtual Communities. The chapters document social and technologieal challenges and allow readers to appreciate the diversity of approaches and projects. The initiative to compile this edited volume sterns from the activities of the ECOresearch Network [696], an interdisciplinary collaboration that encourages scientific discourse and critieal debate to establish a shared understanding of en­ vironmental online communieation. The network also hosts the book's official Web site at www.ecoresearch.net/springer [701], whieh provides supplemental material induding text sampies, bibliographie resources, project descriptions, and detailed author profiles induding current affiliations and research interests.

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The Internet and wireless communication networks are transforming the way society handles the explosive growth & the dwindling half-life of environmentally relevant information. How can we leverage new technologies to advocate sustainability & the protection of natural ecosystems? This book presents an interdisciplinary investigation of this question, combining theoretical foundations of environmental online communication with pioneering conceptual work & case studies of successful information systems. Environmental Online Communication addresses the transition to a knowledge-based economy, sheds light on hidden assumptions & misconceptions about environmental issues, & suggests priorities for research and policy development. This volume analyses communicative strategies and processes from four interrelated perspectives: - Raising Environmental Awareness - Environmental Science - Corporate Sustainability - Networks & Virtual Communities Supplemental material is available at: www.ecoresearch.net/springer

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