This research was funded in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Issue Definition, Information Processing, and the Politics of Global Warming
Article first published online: 19 JUN 2007
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 51, Issue 3, pages 552–568, July 2007
How to Cite
Wood, B. D. and Vedlitz, A. (2007), Issue Definition, Information Processing, and the Politics of Global Warming. American Journal of Political Science, 51: 552–568. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2007.00267.x
A related theoretical literature is that involving risk assessment. Policy problems become more salient to the public as the probability of potential risks (or advantages) become clear (). The public's understanding of risk is usually identified as the product of various social forces and psychological processes (Beck 1992; Freudenberg 1993; Kasperson et al. 2003; Luhman 1993; National Research Council 1996).
- Issue published online: 19 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 19 JUN 2007
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