Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science

@article{Jasanoff2003TechnologiesOH,
  title={Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science},
  author={Sheila Jasanoff},
  journal={Minerva},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={223-244}
}
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, andcitizens in the management of technology.Policy-makers need a set of `technologies ofhumility' for systematically assessing theunknown and the uncertain. Appropriate focalpoints for such modest assessments are framing,vulnerability, distribution, and learning. 
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