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Contested Boundaries in Policy-Relevant Science
In the United States, as in other industrialized nations, regulatory decisions to protect the environment and public health depend heavily on scientific information. Yet the process ofExpand
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Designs on Nature: Science and Democracy in Europe and the United States
LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES vii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS xi Prologue 1 Chapter 1: Why Compare? 13 Chapter 2: Controlling Narratives 42 Chapter 3: A Question of Europe 68 ChapterExpand
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Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science
Building on recent theories ofscience in society, such as that provided bythe `Mode 2' framework, this paper argues thatgovernments should reconsider existingrelations among decision-makers, experts,Expand
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Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science
Long before the terrorist atrocities of 11 September 2001 in New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania, the anthrax attacks through the US mail, and the US-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, signsExpand
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Containing the Atom: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and Nuclear Power in the United States and South Korea
STS research has devoted relatively little attention to the promotion and reception of science and technology by non-scientific actors and institutions. One consequence is that the relationship ofExpand
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Breaking the Waves in Science Studies
The human mind finds threesomes reassuring. Perhaps it has to do with the lateral symmetry of our bodies: right, left, and center. Three, at any rate, is a favorite structuring principle in art andExpand
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TAKING EUROPEAN KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY SERIOUSLY Report of the Expert Group on Science and Governance to the Science, Economy and Society Directorate, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission
The views expressed here are those of the authors and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the European Commission. LEGAL NOTICE Neither the European CommissionExpand
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Technologies of humility
  • S. Jasanoff
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 1 November 2007
Researchers and policy-makers need ways for accommodating the partiality of scientific knowledge and for acting under the inevitable uncertainty it holds. While society and policy makers demand everExpand
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