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ERIC Number: EJ267495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Science Education for Citizens: Perspectives and Issues. II. Science and Technology Policy and the Democratic Process.
Nelkin, Dorothy
Studies in Science Education, v9 p47-64 1982
Reviews issues involved in demands for greater public participation in science and technology policy. Analyzes sources of conflict and various "publics" involved, describing diverse fears about science/technology leading to participatory demands. The central and pervasive issue (the source of many conflicts) is the question of who controls crucial policy decisions. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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