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Ethics in Public Relations: Responsible Advocacy is the first book to identify universal principles of responsible advocacy in public relations. In this engaging book, editors Kathy Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Bronstein bring together prominent authorities in the field to address theoretic and practical issues that illustrate the broad scope and complexity of responsible advocacy in 21st-century public relations.

Responsible Advocacy Through Strategic Risk Communication
Responsible advocacy through strategic risk communication
Michael J.Palenchar and Robert L.Heath

Industrialization has been a two-edged sword. Since the latter half of the nineteenth century, as a result of the American Industrial Revolution, large industrial combines have served to create jobs, spawn small support and ancillary businesses, and create innovative products and services that continually reshape lifestyles. Industrial combines have shifted wealth to the hands of a few, created new social classes, increased population and urbanization, and formed at times poor working conditions and labor unrest, as well as fostered productive working conditions, neighborhoods, and natural environments that have sometimes taken advantage of and sometimes strained people's risk tolerance.

Among this progression, industrial refining, specifically chemical manufacturing facilities, has been one of ...

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