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How climate change comes to matter : the communal life of facts / Candis Callison.

By: Callison, Candis, 1971-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Experimental futures: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2014Description: xi, 316 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780822357872 (paperback).Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- United States | Climatic changes -- Political aspects -- United States | Climatic changes -- Press coverage -- United StatesDDC classification: 363.738740973 CAL
Contents:
The Inuit gift -- Reporting on climate change -- Blessing the facts -- Negotiating risk, expertise, and near-advocacy -- What gets measured, gets managed -- Epilogue: rethinking public engagement & collaboration.
Summary: A rich ethnographic account describing the processes by which climate change comes to matter collectively and individually, and how vernacular explanations of climate change reflect diverse ways of knowing and caring about the world.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-302) and index.

The Inuit gift -- Reporting on climate change -- Blessing the facts -- Negotiating risk, expertise, and near-advocacy -- What gets measured, gets managed -- Epilogue: rethinking public engagement & collaboration.

A rich ethnographic account describing the processes by which climate change comes to matter collectively and individually, and how vernacular explanations of climate change reflect diverse ways of knowing and caring about the world.

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