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Environmental Online Communication

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ISBN 10: 1852337834 / ISBN 13: 9781852337834
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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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Title: Environmental Online Communication

Publisher: Springer

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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This book brings together high quality articles exploring the design, implementation, management, funding, promotion and evaluation of networked information systems that advocate sustainability and the protection of natural ecosystems. Case studies of deployed and planned information systems complement theoretical work on the methodological, technological and organizational foundations of environmental online communication.

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Dr Arno Scharl is Professor of Information Systems at the Business School of the University of Western Australia. He completed his doctoral research on reference modeling of mass information systems at the Vienna University of Economics and Business administration. Additionally, he holds a PhD and MSc from the University of Vienna, Department of Sports Physiology. Between 1998 and 2000, he worked as visiting research fellow at University of California, Berkeley and at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia. Drawing on ten years of experience in developing and evaluating Web-based information systems, he is co-founder of the ECOresearch network and the ECOmonitor project. Having authored more than 70 refereed publications, his research and teaching interests focus on Web development, Web mining, content analysis, media monitoring, and the various aspects of environmental online communication.

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