Science policy

2014. Berman. "Not Just Neoliberalism: Economization in US Science and Technology Policy"

"Recent scholarship in science, technology, and society has emphasized the neoliberal character of science today. This article draws on the history of US science and technology (S&T) policy to argue against thinking of recent changes in science as fundamentally neoliberal, and for...Read more

2012. Green. "Beyond South Africa’s ‘indigenous knowledge – science’ wars"

Abstract: " In this paper, the paradoxes and difficulties attending the notion of indigenous knowledge in South Africa are reviewed and an alternative dialogue about intellectual heritage is proposed. Beginning with a survey of debates on ‘indigenous knowledge’ and sciences in...Read more

1994. Ruscio. "Policy Cultures: The Case of Science Policy in the United States"

"Throughout its history, the relationship between government and science in the United States has been mutually beneficial but also contentious. This article reviews the recent history of this relationship and attributes the conflict to different norms and values in each of the...Read more

2007. Nowotny. "How Many Policy Rooms are There? Evidence-Based and Other Kinds of Science Policies"

"In my response to Andrew Webster’s examples I point to certain limitations, while fully supporting the thrust of his argument for a re-engagement of science and technology studies (STS) with policy making. When analyzing the policy implications of knowledge, the larger context must be...Read more

2001. Miller. "Hybrid Management: Boundary Organizations, Science Policy, and Environmental Governance in the Climate Regime"

"The theory of boundary organizations was developed to address an important group of institutions in American society neglected by scholarship in science studies and political science. The long-term stability of scientific and political institutions in the United States has enabled a...Read more

2003. Kelly. "Public Bioethics and Publics: Consensus, Boundaries, and Participation in Biomedical Science Policy"

"Public bioethics bodies are used internationally as institutions with the declared aims of facilitating societal debate and providing policy advice in certain areas of scientific inquiry raising questions of values and legitimate science. In the United States, bioethical experts in...Read more

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