Transparency And Accountability In Science And Politics: The Awareness Principle by K. AnderssonTransparency And Accountability In Science And Politics: The Awareness Principle by K. Andersson

Transparency And Accountability In Science And Politics: The Awareness Principle

byK. Andersson

Hardcover | July 10, 2008

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This book challenges the role of scientists in policy making and the idea of deliberative democracy. The author argues that awareness must increase among both politicians and the citizens who elect them. We must revitalise the decision-making processes in representative democracy. The book proposes new institutional structures.
KJELL ANDERSSON, PhD in theoretical physics, was among the first to understand the need for dialogue and transparency in the Swedish nuclear waste management programme. He has since then been the leader of many projects dealing with public participation and risk communication in energy production, mobile telephone systems and environme...
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Title:Transparency And Accountability In Science And Politics: The Awareness PrincipleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:257 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:July 10, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230542174

ISBN - 13:9780230542174

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Democratic Challenge Science has lost its Ethos Values, Emotions, Interests and Rationality Radioactive Waste Management Risk Assessment and Risk Management Biotechnology and Nanotechnologies Global Warming Examples from other Areas Lessons Learned Insight into Democratic Theory - and the Awareness Principle Awareness and Transparency Public Involvement The Democratic Paradox The Public Sphere - Mass Media and Journalism Setting the Values First - Towards a New Paradigm Principles for New Arenas Institutional Anchoring Final Remarks