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Publications - 2008

Bickerstaff, K., Lorenzoni, I., Pidgeon, N.F., Poortinga, W. and Simmons, P. (2008) Re-framing nuclear power in the UK energy debate: nuclear power, climate change mitigation and radioactive waste. Public Understanding of Science, 17, 145-169. [pdf]

Bickerstaff, K., Simmons, P. and Pidgeon, N. (2008) Constructing responsibility for risk(s):  negotiating citizen-state relationships. Environment and Planning A, 40, 1312-1330. [pdf]

Butler, C., (2008). Risk and the Future: floods in a changing climate, 21st Century Society, 3(2): 159-171. [pdf]

Haynes, K., Barclay, J., Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Whose reality counts? Factors affecting the perception of volcanic risk.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 172, 259-272. [pdf]

Henwood, K.L., Parkhill, K.A. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Science, technology and risk perception: from gender differences to the effects made by gender. Equal Opportunities International Vol. 27(8),662-676. [pdf]

Henwood, K.L., Pidgeon, N.F., Sarre, S., Simmons, P. and Smith, N. (2008) Risk, framing and everyday life: methodological and ethical reflections from three sociocultural projects. Health, Risk and Society, 10, 421-438. [pdf]

Lorenzoni, I., O’Riordan, T., and Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Hot air and cold feet: the UK response to climate change. In H. Compston and I Bailey (Eds.). Turning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 104-124.

Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Risk, uncertainty and social controversy: from risk perception and communication to public engagement. In G. Bammer and M. Smithson (Eds.). Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. London, Earthscan, pp. 349-361.

Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Comment: the need for nuclear new build? The Parliamentary Monitor, 164 (November 2008), p33.

Pidgeon, N. F., Henwood, K.L., Parkhill, K. A., Venables, D. and Simmons, P. (2008) Living with Nuclear Power in Britain: A Mixed Methods Study.  School of Psychology, Cardiff University. [pdf]

Pidgeon, N.F., Lorenzoni, I. and Poortinga, W. (2008) Climate change or nuclear power - no thanks! A quantitative study of public perceptions and risk framing in Britain. Global Environmental Change, 18, 69-85. [pdf]

Pidgeon, N.F., Simmons, P., Sarre, S., Henwood, K.L.,and Smith, N. (2008) The ethics of socio-cultural risk research. Health, Risk and Society, 10, 321-329. [pdf]

Poortinga, W., Cox, P. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) The perceived health risks of indoor radon gas and overhead powerlines: a comparative multilevel approach. Risk Analysis, 28, 235-248. [pdf]

Poortinga, W., Dunstan, F.D., & Fone, D.L. (2008). Neighbourhood deprivation and self-rated health: The role of perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and of housing problems. Health & Place, 14(3), 562-575. [pdf]

Rogers-Hayden, T. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Developments in nanotechnology public engagement in the UK: ‘upstream’ towards sustainability? Journal of Cleaner Production, 16, 1010-1013. [pdf]

Rowe, G., Horlick-Jones, T., Walls, J., Poortinga, W. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2008) Analysis of a normative framework for evaluating public engagement exercises: reliability, validity and limitations. Public Understanding of Science, 17 (4), 419-441. [pdf]