Scholarly Articles

Here is a selection of my scholarly articles. If you see a link, then the paper is available here, from me, or from the publisher. More PDFs are on their way.

Bruno Takahashi & Mark S. MeisnerRe-examining the Media-Policy Link: Climate Change and Government Elites in Peru,” Chapter 6 in Culture, Politics & Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future, Edited by Deserai A. Crow and Maxwell T. Boykoff. London: Routledge, 2014.

Bruno Takahashi & Mark MeisnerAgenda Setting and Issue Definition at the Micro Level: Giving Climate Change a Voice in the Peruvian Congress,” Latin American Policy, Vol. 4, No.2, 340-357, 2013.

Mark S. Meisner & Bruno Takahashi “The Nature of Time: How the Covers of the World’s Most Widely-Read Weekly News Magazine Visualize Environmental Affairs,” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, Vol.7, No.2, 2013.

Bruno Takahashi & Mark MeisnerEnvironmental Discourses and Discourse Coalitions in the Reconfiguration of Peru’s Environmental Governance,” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, Vol.6, No.3, 346-364, 2012.

Ronald E. Rice, Mark Meisner, Steve Depoe, Andy Opel, Connie Roser-Renouf, & Debika Shome “Environmental Communication and Media: Centers, Programs and Resources,” Chapter 11 in Communication @ the Center, ed. Steve Jones, pp.137-155. New York: Hampton Press, 2012.

Takahashi & Meisner-Climate Change in Peruvian NewspapersBruno Takahashi & Mark MeisnerClimate Change in Peruvian Newspapers: The Role of Foreign Voices in a Context of Vulnerability,” Public Understanding of Science, Vol.22 No.4, 427-442, 2013 (first published online February 20, 2012.

Bruno Takahashi & Mark MeisnerMass-Media Coverage of Climate Change in Peru: Framing and the Role of Foreign Voices” in Across Borders and Environments: Communication and Environmental Justice in International Contexts, ed. Stacey Sowards, Cincinnati: International Environmental Communication Association, 2012.

Bruno Takahashi & Mark MeisnerComparing Influences on Peruvian Climate Change Policy: Information, Knowledge, and Concern Among Political Elites,” Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, Vol.40, No.3, 181-202, 2011.

Mark Meisner Knowing Nature Through The Media: An Examination of Mainstream Print and Television Representations of the Non-human World,” in Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment, eds. Greg Walker and William Kinsella. Corvalis: Department of Speech Communication, Oregon State University, 2005.

Mark Meisner Climate Change in the Press 1999-2001: From Scientific to Narrative Ambiguity,” in Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment, eds. Marie-France Aepli, John W. Delicath and Stephen P. Depoe, pp.78-86, Cincinnati: Center for Environmental Studies and Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati, 2001.

Mark Meisner e-Activism: Environmental Activists are Using the Internet to Organize, Spoof and Subvert,” Alternatives Journal Vol.26, No.4, pp.34-38 Fall 2000.

Mark Meisner Media Narratives of Global Warming,” in Climate Change Communication: Proceedings of an International Conference, eds. Daniel Scott, Brenda Jones, et al., pp.B234-B243, Waterloo: University of Waterloo, 2000.

Mark Meisner “Pitching The Beast: Representations of Non-human Animals in Contemporary Print Advertising,” in Proceedings of the Conference on Communication and Environment, ed. Susan Senecah, pp.302-314, Syracuse: State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998.

Mark S. Meisner Resourcist Language: The Symbolic Enslavement of Nature,” in Proceedings of the Conference on Communication and Our Environment, eds. David Sachsman, Kandice Salomone and Susan Senecah, pp.236-243, Chattanooga: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1997.

Meisner-Metaphors of NatureMark S. Meisner Metaphors of Nature: Old Vinegar in New Bottles?The Trumpeter, Vol.12, No.1, pp.11-18, 1995.

Mark Meisner Key Words of Conservation and Environmental Discourse,” Wild Earth Vol.3, No.4, pp.75-81, Winter 1994.

Mark Meisner Wild Words: Nature, Language, and Outdoor Education,” Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, Vol.5, No.5, pp.5-11, 1993. Reprinted in Talking Leaves: A Seasonal Journal of the Institute for Earth Education, pp.14-21, Summer 1994.

Mark Meisner “Why ‘Cleaning up the Environment’ is a Bad Idea,” in Proceedings of the Conference on Communication and Our Environment, eds. M. Jimmie Killingsworth and James G. Cantrill, pp.146-153, Marquette, MI: Northern Michigan University, 1993.

Mark Meisner Words and Worlds: Language and the Perceived Separation of Humans From Nature,” Undercurrents, No.3, pp.3-11, 1991.

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