The role of aesthetic style in the visual communication of climate change
Green, Rebecca S. (2015) The role of aesthetic style in the visual communication of climate change. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Public apathy on the issue of Anthropogenic Climate Change (ACC) is widespread, with more than half of surveyed Australians and Britons in denial of the phenomenon. While much is known about media influences and strategies such as message framing, there is little in the way of research on the impact of designed visual communication. This study builds knowledge and challenges assumptions by employing a relational approach between ACC visual communications, the professionals producing them, and the members of society that these communications are attempting to influence, contributing knowledge to the fields of graphic design, science communication and social science.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Lawson, Gillian, Taboada, Manuela, & Adkins, Barbara|
|Keywords:||Aesthetic style, Climate change, Visual communication, Cultural analysis, Framing, Graphic design process, Science communication, Phenomenology, Semiology, Visual coding|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||07 Jan 2016 04:13|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2016 04:13|
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