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ERIC Number: EJ300440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Resolution of Technically Intensive Public Policy Disputes.
Brooks, Harvey
Science, Technology, and Human Values, v9 n1 p39-50 Win 1984
Discusses two views of the relationship between technical issues and policy decisions. Also discusses the "burden-of-proof" issue, distributional issues, and issues related to public participation and decision making. Indicates a need for greater introspection into nontechnical values and preferences affecting the selection of evidence and its interpretation by experts and laymen. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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Note: Journal published by: Wiley-Interscience Journals, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158.