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Knowledge Democracy: Consequences for Science, Politics, and Media / Edition 1

Knowledge Democracy: Consequences for Science, Politics, and Media / Edition 1

by Roel in 't Veld


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642113802
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/04/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 397
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Towards Knowledge Democracy.- The harvest of the “Towards Knowledge Democracy” conference.- Heads in the Clouds: Knowledge Democracy as a Utopian Dream.- One Man - One Vote – One Carbon Footprint: Knowledge for Sustainable Development.- Unlocking the Full Potential of the Crowd – A Government Perspective.- Researching Publics.- Relevant Research in a Knowledge Democracy: Citizens’ Participation in Defining Research Agendas for Europe.- Why More Knowledge Could Thwart Democracy: Configurations and Fixations in the Dutch Mega-stables Debate.- Media, Democracy and Governance.- How can Transdisciplinary Research Contribute to Knowledge Democracy?.- Knowledge Synchronisation.- From “Knowledge Use” Towards “Boundary Work”. Sketch of an Emerging new Agenda for Inquiry into Science-policy Interaction.- The Public Knowledge Challenge: Where the Management of Cities and Businesses Converge Towards Creativity, Innovation and Prosperity.- The Governance of Usable and Welcome Knowledge, Two Perspectives.- Horizon Scanning: Monitoring Plausible and Desirable Futures.- Four Steps to Stimulate Meaningful Communication on Sensitive Issues in Societal Debate: The Case of a Research Agenda for Biotechnology and Food in the Netherlands.- Sustainable Development and the Governance of Long-term Decisions.- Knowledge Governance: Complementing Hierarchies, Networks and Markets?.- The Positioning of Commissions in a Knowledge Democracy.- Knowledge Exchange Through Online Political Networks.- Designing the Conditions for an Innovation System for Sustainable Development in a Knowledge Democracy.- Closing Chapter.- References.- Index.

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