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Lay perspectives: advantages for health research
Although involvement of the consumer is increasingly being advocated in health related research, it is not welcome universally. Furthermore, the underlying rationale is rarely made explicit. PolicyExpand
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Making systematic sense of public discontents with expert knowledge: two analytical approaches and a case study
Several recent strands of work within science studies, risk analysis, the public understanding of science, and environmental policy analysis have focused on the significance of lay knowledge andExpand
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Regulatory science—Towards a sociological framework☆
Abstract The close relationship between scientific expertise and regulatory policy in certain controversial and public areas has prompted commentators to suggest the concept of ‘regulatory science’.Expand
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The Green Case: A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics
Studying the Green Case An Outline of the Issues Putting the Green Case Together Green Publics, Green Politics, Green Companies? The Science of Saving the Planet Development and the EnvironmentExpand
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Making Sense of Science: Understanding the Social Study of Science
PART ONE: THE CORE OF SCIENCE STUDIES Just What Makes Science Special Framing Commitments: The Strong Programme and the Empirical Programme of Relativisim PART TWO: SCHOOLS OF SCIENCE STUDIESExpand
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Sociology and Climate Change after Kyoto
This article focuses on the comparatively neglected role of the social sciences (including economics) and of assumptions about the social functioning of the scientific community in projections aboutExpand
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Science, Technology, and Social Change
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The SAGE Dictionary of Sociology
'Steve Bruce's and Steven Yearley's The SAGE Dictionary of Sociology is undoubtedly the most accessible, readable and downright interesting - even amusing - dictionary of its type. In being all ofExpand
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