Contents of the 2001 Conference on Communication and Environment Proceedings

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List of Participants


Conference Program


Conference Papers

Toxic Tours: Communicating the 'Presence' of Chemical Contamination
Phaedra C. Pezzullo
Environmental Information, Decision-Making and Communicating
Gabrielle Kuiper and Robyn Penman
Advocating Smart Growth to Urban Sprawlers: The Sense of Self in Places Run Amok
Jessica Durfee and James Cantrill
The Roadless Areas Initiative as National Policy: Is Public Participation an Oxymoron?
Gregg B. Walker
Competing and Converging Values of Public Participation: A Case Study of Participant Views in DOE Nuclear Weapons Cleanup
Jennifer Duffield Hamilton
Contextual Information and the Political Economy of Environmental Risk Communication
Lawrence Lhulier and DeMond S. Miller
Setting the Agenda-and Setting the Table-for Genetically Modified Foods in the Press
Jean P. Retzinger
Climate Change in the Press 1999-2001: From Scientific to Narrative Ambiguity
Mark Meisner
Labor, Community and University Partnerships for Environmental Communication: Lessons for Building Trust
LaVerne Mayfield
Public Participation in the Land of Oz
Marti Sinclair
Local Environmental Activists Roundtable: Environmental Communications and Decision Making
Marilyn Wall
Risk Communication and the Dynamics of Environmental Risk Knowledge
Sally M. Macgill and Yim Ling Siu
Public Opinion as a Means of Rationalization of Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Foods in the US
Eunjung Lee
Framing the Monarchs: A Study of the Monarch Butterfly Controversy and its Role in the U.S. Debate on Genetically Engineered Crops
Susan Sattell
Public Expertise: A Foundation for Citizen Participation in Energy and Environmental Decisions
William J. Kinsella
Decide, Announce, Defend: Turning the NEPA Process into an Advocacy Tool Rather than a Decision Making Tool
Judith Hendry
Stakeholder Involvement & Public Participation at the U.S. EPA Lessons Learned, Barriers, & Innovative Approaches
Eric Marsh
Global Governance and Social Capital: Mapping NGO Capacities in Different Institutional Contexts
Amos Tevelow
'Free Trade' and the Eclipse of Civil Society: Barriers to Transparency and Public Participation in NAFTA and the Free Trade Area of the Americas
J. Robert Cox
Section 4(f): A Role for Citizens in the Protection of Significant Public Recreation Areas
Gordon Sreinhoff
Public Participation and (Failed) Legitimation: The Case of Forest Service Rhetorics in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area
Steve Schwarze
Discourses of Sustainability and Biodiversity: Scientific or Social Norms?
Scott Denton
Rhetoric of Sustainability: Senate Testimony on Behalf of the National Pork Producers Council
Richard McGrath
Examining the Role of Scientists in Strategies for Local Sustainable Development: Views and Understandings from the Scientific Community Some Preliminary Results of a Case Study in São Carlos, SP, Brazil
Chloë Furnival and Newton Pereira
The Process Trinity of Voice, Standing, and Influence: The Role of Practical Theory in Planning and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Environmental Participatory Processes
Sue Senecah
Questioning Idealism and Raising Practical Concerns: Wilderness Advocacy and Local Participation in Decision-Making
Pete K. Bsumek and Dave J. Pacheco
Theory in the Crosshairs of Public Participation
Linda Andrews
Moving Toward a Theory of Evaluating Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making
Thomas Webler, Elizabeth Malone, Kristi Branch, and Judith Bradbury
Intersecting Parallels: Integrating the Bodies of Literature in Public Participation and Public Relations
Leah Simone and Katherine A. McComas
Sustainably Harvested Fish Products? A Critical Analysis of the Marine Stewardship Council's Ecolabelling Initiative for the Fisheries Sector
Christine LeBlanc
Multiple Stakeholder Model of the Corporation in Society: As Assessment of Two Chemical Manufacturing Companies' Community Advisory Councils' Reaction to Participation
Ann D. Jabro
Communication Practice in Environmental Decision Making: An Application of Niklas Luhmann's Social Theory to Garrett Hardin's Tragedy of the Commons
Markus J. Peterson and Tarla Rai Peterson
From Narrative to Mytheme: The Role of Narrative in Environmental Public Policy Testimony
Helen Correll
The Literature of Environmental Communication
Andrew Pleasant, James Shanahan, Brad Cohen, and Jennifer Good
Landscape as Text, Text as Landscape: Experiences of Nature and Text in Congressional Testimony
Alan Razee
Priestly and Bardic Voices in the Prairie Wind
Mark Meister and Ben Larson
Argument Schemes and Corporate Apologia: Public Hearings on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Terence Check
Citizen Opposition to the Croton Water Treatment Plant
Mirele Goldsmith
Making Waves About New York's Waters
Fay Muir
Biodiversity and the Public: Analyzing Eight Swedish Projects Communicating About Biodiversity
Magnus Ljung and Helena Nordström
Learning from 'The Rule of Thumb': A Proposed Methodology for Developing an Operational Theory of Communicative Action for Citizen Participation in Catchment Management
Clayton White
Powerful Voices: Learning to Speak out for the Environment
James Whelan
Regaining Public Trust
Tony Faast and Viviane Simon-Brown
Evaluation of Stakeholder Involvement in Project XL
Michael Elliott and Eric Marsh
Environmental Justice and Public Participation Through Electronic Access
John Rosenthall, Melina Dowing, Beverly Hill, and Michelle Hudson
More Than Words Alone: Traditional Communication Practices of the Anishinaabe Ogitchidua
M. Rene Johnson
Application of Psychological Theory in Communication Efforts for Local Land Conservation
Jill Robbins
Using Diffusion of Innovations Theory to Explore Internet Use by Forest Landowners in Indiana
Amy L. Sheaffer
Environmental Rhetoric, Theory, and Values: Implications for Organizational Research
Alex Heintzman