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Title Interfaces between science and society / edited by Ângela Guimarães Pereira, Sofia Guedes Vaz and Sylvia Tognetti
Published Sheffield, UK : Greenleaf, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (366 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. When communication fails : a study of failures of global systems / Jerome Ravetz -- 2. Science for sustainable development : articulating knowledges / Gilberto Gallopin and Hebe Vessuri -- 3. Reflexively dealing with uncertainty and complexity in policy-related knowledge : what can it mean? / Matthieu Craye -- 4. Uncertainty, assumptions and value commitments in the knowledge base of complex environmental problems / Jeroen Van der Sluijs -- 5. Science for governance : the implications of the complexity revolution / Mario Giampietro, Tim Allen and Kozo Mayumi -- 6. Reflexivity and modesty in the application of complexity theory / Roger Strand and Silvia Canellas-Bolta -- 7. Precaution as an invigorating context for scientific input in policy processes / Cato C. ten Hallers-Tjabbes, David Gee and Sofia Guedes Vaz -- 8. Why knowledge assessment? / Silvio Funtowicz -- 9. Deliberating foresight knowledge for policy and foresight knowledge assessment / Rene von Schomberg, Angela Guimaraes Pereira and Silvio Funtowicz -- 10. Transparency, openness and participation in science policy processes / Maria Eduardo Goncalves -- 11. Interfaces between science and policy for environmental governance : lessons and open questions from the European platform for biodiversity research strategy / Sybille van den Hove and Martin Sharman -- 12. Patents at the interfaces among science, society and the law / Emanuela Gambini -- 13. Evaluating public and stakeholder engagement strategies in environmental governance / Jacquelin Burgess and Judy Clark -- 14. Community-based research / Jennifer A. Bellamy -- 15. Science and society in place-based communities : uncomfortable partners / David Waltner-Toews, Ligia Noronha and Dean Bavington -- 16. Science shops as science-society interfaces / Henk A.J. Mulder, Michael S. Jorgensen, Laura Pricape, Norbert Steinhaus and Anke Valentin -- 17. Building knowledge partnerships with ICT? : social and technological conditions of conviviality / Martin O'Connor -- 18. CSLoTs : communication of science to non-scientific audiences, VGAS : exploration of energy, lifestyles and climate / Tiago de Sousa Pedrosa and Angelo Guimaraes Pereira -- 19. Worldwide virtual network of practitioners working on science and society issues / Merce Aguera Cabo and Angela Guimaraes Pereira
Summary As the world faces increasingly disparate challenges, science is being subjected to vehement demands from society calling for transparency, openness and public participation in science policy. This book provides a framework and a vision on how to conceive, discuss and evaluate the changes that occur in the relationship between science and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Science -- Social aspects.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Community-Institutional Relations.
Computer Systems.
Computer Communication Networks.
Computing Methodologies.
Delivery of Health Care.
Disciplines and Occupations
Health Care Economics and Organizations.
Health Services Administration.
Information Science.
Natural Science Disciplines.
Organization and Administration.
Public Relations.
Social Control Policies.
Public Policy.
Social Control, Formal.
Social Sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Pereira, Ângela Guimarães.
Tognetti, Sylvia S.
Vaz, Sofia Guedes.
ISBN 1909493678 (electronic bk.)
9781909493674 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)