The new politics of public engagement with science?

Stilgoe, Jack and Wilsdon, James (2008) The new politics of public engagement with science? In: Holliman, Richard, Whitelegg, Elizabeth, Scanlon, Eileen and Smidt, Sam (eds.) Investigating science communication in the information age: implications for public engagement and popular media. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199552665

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Abstract

How are recent policy changes affecting how scientists engage with the public? How are new technologies influencing how scientists disseminate their work and knowledge? How are new media platforms changing the way the public interact with scientific information?

This article forms one of the chapters in an OUP book 'Investigating Science Communication in the Information Age': newly-commissioned articles by leading science communication scholars. It addresses current theoretical, practical and policy developments in science communication, including recent calls for greater openness and transparency; and engagement and dialogue on the part of professional scientists with members of the public.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science
Depositing User: James Wilsdon
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2014 09:48
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 09:48
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/47852
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