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ERIC Number: EJ648002
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-2439
Comprehension, Apprehension, Prehension: Heterogenity and the Public Understanding of Science.
Michael, Mike
Science, Technology, and Human Values, v27 n3 p357-78 Sum 2002
Examines the main approaches to public understanding of science (PUS) in light of recent developments in social and cultural theory. While traditional and critical perspectives on PUS differ in terms of their models of the public, science, and understanding, they share a number of commonalities which include humanism, incorporeality, and discrete sites. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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