Contested Science: Public controversies about science and policy

M.L. Blankesteijn, G. Munnichs, L. van Drooge

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Abstract

In the study 'Contested Science', we look at six recent controversies and attempts to answer the following questions: In what way do policymakers call in scientific expertise? How do other parties (local residents, local authorities, civil society organisations) respond? Is there a lack of trust in science in such cases? And what lessons can we learn from the way that policymakers and scientists have dealt with public controversies?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherRathenau Instituut
Number of pages44
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2014

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