9780791447079

Science, Technology, and Democracy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791447079

  • ISBN10:

    0791447073

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-10-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(14)
Daniel Lee Kleinman
PART I. CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN ACTION
Democracy, Expertise, and AIDS Treatment Activism
15(18)
Steven Epstein
Town Meetings on Technology: Consensus Conferences as Democratic Participation
33(16)
Richard E. Sclove
Democratizing Agricultural Knowledge Through Sustainable Farming Networks
49(18)
Neva Hassanein
Public Participation in Nuclear Facility Decisions: Lessons From Hanford
67(20)
Louise Kaplan
PART II. ASSESSMENTS AND STRATEGIES
Human Well-being and Federal Science-What's the Connection?
87(16)
Daniel Sarewitz
Is the ``Citizen-Scientist'' an Oxymoron?
103(18)
Stephen H. Schneider
Should Philosophies of Science Encode Democratic Ideals?
121(18)
Sandra Harding
Democratizations of Science and Technology
139(28)
Daniel Lee Kleinman
Contributors 167(4)
Index 171

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