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Exploring the post-genomic world: differing explanatory and manipulatory functions of post-genomic sciences
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-02-25)
Richard Lewontin proposed that the ability of a scientific field to create a narrative for public understanding garners it social relevance. This article applies Lewontin’s conceptual framework of the functions of science ...
Rendre évident: une approche symétrique de la réglementation des produits thérapeutiques
ENGLISH: Within the social studies of science, risk regulation regimes dominated by a technocratic approach are critiqued for neglecting public, socially situated epistemological standpoints, which, it is argued, are more ...
Just Evidence: Opening Health Knowledge to a Parliament of Evidence
(CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
In this chapter, we present a complementary perspective to the oceans theme of this volume by ethnographically engaging the circulation of scientific knowledge and evidence in a different but comparable policy decision-making ...