Selected publications by Nick Pidgeon

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Chilton, S., Covey, J., Hopkins, L., Jones-Lee, M., Loomes, G., Pidgeon, N.F., Robinson, A. and Spencer, A. (2004) Valuing the 'value' of life: a question of constructed preference? In Z. Todd et al (Eds.) Mixing Methods in Psychology. London, Routledge, pp 123-147.

Horlick-Jones, T., Walls, J., Rowe, G., Pidgeon, N.F., Poortinga, W., O'Riordan, T. (2004). A deliberative future? An independent evaluation of the GM Nation? Public Debate about the possible commercialisation of transgenic crops in the UK, 2003 (Understanding Risk Working Paper 04-02). Norwich: Centre for Environmental Risk, pp 1-182.

Niewöhner, J., Cox, P., Gerrard, S. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2004) Evaluating the efficacy of a mental models approach for improving occupational chemical risk protection. Risk Analysis, 24, 349-361.

Pidgeon, N.F. and Gregory, R. (2004) Judgment, decision making and public policy. In D. Koehler and N. Harvey (eds.) Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making. Oxford: Blackwell, pp 604-623.

Poortinga, W., Bickerstaff, K., Langford, I., Niewöhner, J. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2004) The British 2001 foot and mouth crisis: A comparative study of public risk perceptions, trust and beliefs about government policy in two communities. Journal of Risk Research, 7(1), 73-90.

Poortinga, W. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2004) Trust, the asymmetry principle, and the role of prior beliefs. Risk Analysis, 24(6), 1475-1486.

Poortinga W., and Pidgeon, N.F. (2004). Public perceptions of genetically modified food and crops, and the GM Nation? Public Debate on the commercialisation of agricultural biotechnology in the UK (Understanding Risk Working Paper 04-01). Norwich: Centre for Environmental Risk, pp 1-54.

Walls, J., Pidgeon, N.F., Weyman, A. and Horlick-Jones, T. (2004) Critical trust: understanding lay perceptions of health and safety risk regulation. Health, Risk and Society, 6(2), 133-150.

Cox, P., Niewöhner, J., Pidgeon, N., Gerrard, S., Fischhoff, B. and Riley, D. (2003) The use of mental models in chemical risk protection: developing a generic workplace methodology. Risk Analysis, 23, 311-324.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2003) Grounded theory in psychology. In P.M. Camic, J.E. Rhodes and L. Yardley (Eds.) Qualitative Research in Psychology: Expanding Perspectives in Methodology and Design Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press pp131-155.

Horlick-Jones, T., Sime, J. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2003) The social dynamics of risk perception; implications for risk communication research and practice. In N.F. Pidgeon, R.K. Kasperson and P. Slovic (eds.) The Social Amplification of Risk. Cambridge, CUP, pp 262-285.

Kasperson, J.X., Kasperson, R., Pidgeon, N.F. and Slovic, P. (2003) The social amplification of risk: assessing fifteen years of research and theory. In N.F. Pidgeon, R.K. Kasperson and P. Slovic (eds.) The Social Amplification of Risk. Cambridge, CUP, pp 13-46.

Pidgeon, N.F., Kasperson, R.K. and Slovic, P. (2003) The Social Amplification of Risk. Cambridge, CUP.

Carthy, T., Chilton, S., Covey, J., Hopkins, L., Jones-Lee, M., Loomes, G., Pidgeon, N.F., and Spencer, A. (2002). Public perceptions of risk and preference based values of safety. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 25, 211-232.

Pidgeon, N.F (2002). Science, uncertainty and society. Eurohealth, 8(1)16-18.

Okrent, D. and Pidgeon, N.F. (eds.) (2001) Risk perception, policy and democracy. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 72, 113-152

Okrent, D. and Pidgeon, N.F. (eds.) (2000) Special Collection on intergenerational versus intragenerational equity and risk policy. Risk Analysis, 20(6), 759-929.

Pidgeon, N.F., Henwood, K.L. and Horlick-Jones, T. (1999). Risk communication: new challenges for European health policy. Eurohealth, 5(2), 12-14.

Pidgeon, N.F. (1999). Social amplification of risk: models, mechanisms and tools for policy. Risk, Decision and Policy, 4(2), 145-159.

Pidgeon, N.F., Henwood, K.L. and Maguire, B.T. (1999). Public health communication and the social amplification of risks: present knowledge and future prospects. In P. Bennett and K. Calman (eds) Risk Communication and Public Health, Oxford, OUP, 65-80.

Okrent, D. and Pidgeon, N.F. (eds.) (1998). Risk assessment versus risk perception. Invited edited special volume of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 59, 1-159.

Pidgeon, N.F. (1998). Risk assessment, risk values and the social science programme:
why we do need risk perception research, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 59, 5-15.

Pidgeon, N.F. (1998). Stakeholders, decisions and risk. In A. Mosleh and R. Bari (Eds.) Proceedings of International Conference on Probabilistic Safety and Management - PSAM IV, London, Springer-Verlag, 1583-1590.

Pidgeon, N.F. and Beattie, J. (1998). The psychology of risk and uncertainty. In P. Calow (Ed.) Handbook of Environmental Risk Assessment and Management, Oxford, Blackwell Science, 289-318.

Turner, B.A. and Pidgeon, N.F. (1997). Man-made Disasters, 2nd Ed, Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann.

Pidgeon, N.F. (1996). Technocracy, democracy, secrecy and error. In C. Hood and D. Jones (Eds.). Accident and Design - Contemporary Debates in Risk Management. University College London Press, 164-172.

Pidgeon, N.F. (1992). The psychology of risk. In D. Blockley (Ed.) Engineering Safety, Maidenhead, McGraw-Hill, 167-185.

Pidgeon, N.F., Hood, C., Jones, D., Turner, B. and Gibson, R. (1992). Risk perception. Ch 5 of Risk Analysis, Perception and Management: Report of a Royal Society Study Group, London, The Royal Society, 89-134.