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ERIC Number: EJ1019038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0270-4676
The State of Public Opinion Research on Attitudes and Understanding of Science and Technology
Besley, John C.
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, v33 n1-2 p12-20 Feb-Apr 2013
This article provides a critical and global overview of current research into public opinion about science and technology (S&T). Although several sets of high-quality data exist, there remains a lack of international coordination and irregular release of new data in forms that can be widely used. The article highlights a range of key challenges that those involved in collecting and reporting public opinion data about S&T can address to provide society with a more comprehensive and more integrated picture of attitudes and understanding about S&T around the world.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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