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Citizen Part In Science Policy
     

Citizen Part In Science Policy

by James C. Petersen (Editor)
 

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The first book-length analysis of citizen participation in the formulation of scientific and technical policy. Twelve essays and case studies examine important examples of citizen activism, place them within the context of larger participatory movements, explore the variety of forms citizen participation may take, and consider new alternatives for public involvement.

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The first book-length analysis of citizen participation in the formulation of scientific and technical policy. Twelve essays and case studies examine important examples of citizen activism, place them within the context of larger participatory movements, explore the variety of forms citizen participation may take, and consider new alternatives for public involvement. Special attention is given to public health policy and nuclear power development.
Additional contributors are: Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Barry Checkoway, Daryl Chubin, Diana Dutton, Rachelle Hollander, John P. Hunt, Neil H. Katz, Sheldon Krimsky, Jane Kronick, Dorothy Nelkin, Alan Porter, Frederick A. Rossini, Randy Rydell, and Vandana Shiva.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870234347
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
08/21/1984
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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