TITLE

Down to earth

AUTHOR(S)
Brunton, Ron
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
IPA Review;1992, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the concept of moral panic which was introduced into sociology in the early 1970s. How the concept of moral panic embodies the idea of an exaggerated and inappropriate reaction; How environmental panics also tend to divert scarce resources into the wrong problems; Role of the media in generating and sustaining environmental panics.
ACCESSION #
9707265973

 

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