Science and Citizens

Globalization and the Challenge of Engagement

Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, and Brian Wynne

Science and Citizens

Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, and Brian Wynne

Distributed for Zed Books

304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842775516 Published January 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Foreword - John Gaventa

Part 1: Science and Citizenship
1. Introduction: Science, citizenship and globalization - Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones and Brian Wynne
2. Science and citizenship in a global context - Melissa Leach and Ian Scoones

Part 2: Beyond risk: defining the terrain
Commentary - Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones and Brian Wynne
3. The post-normal science of safety - Jerry Ravetz
4. Are scientists irrational? Risk assessment in practical reason - Frank Fischer
5. Risk as globalizing 'democratic' discourse? Framing subjects and citizens - Brian Wynne
6. Knowledge, justice and democracy -Shiv Visvanathan

Part 3: Citizens engaging with science
Commentary - Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, Brian Wynne
7. Myriad stories: Constructing expertise and citizenship in discussions of the new genetics - Richard Tutton, Anne Kerr and Sarah Cunningham-Burley
8. AIDS, science and citizenship after apartheid - Steven Robins
9. Demystifying occupational and environmental health: Experiences from India- Murlidhar V.
10. Absentee expertise: Science advice for biotechnology regulation in developing countries - Kees Jansen and Esther Roquas
11. Interrogating China's biotechnology revolution: Contesting dominant science policy cultures in the risk society - James Keeley
12. Environmental perception and political mobilization in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: A comparative analysis - Angela Alonso and Valeriano Costa
13. 'Let Them Eat Cake': GM Foods and the Democratic Imagination - Sheila Jasanoff
14. Plant biotechnology and the rights of the poor: A technographic approach - Paul Richards

Part 4: Participation and the politics of engagement
Commentary - Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, Brian Wynne
15. Opening up or closing down? Analysis, participation and power in the social appraisal of technology - Andy Stirling
16. Geographic information systems for participation - John Forrester and Steve Cinderby
17. Democratizing science in the UK: The case of radioactive waste management - Jason Chilvers
18. Genetic engineering in Aotearoa New Zealand: A case of opening up or closing down debate? - Audley Genus and Tee Rogers-Hayden
19. Exploring food and farming futures in Zimbabwe: A citizens' jury and scenario workshop experiment - Elijah Rusik
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