New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies
Wiley, 2007 - 232 pages
Steve Fuller has a reputation for setting the terms of debate within science and technology studies. In his latest book, New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies he charts the debates likely to be of relevance in the coming years.
These questions are explored by examining an array of historical, philosophical and contemporary sources. Attention is paid, for example, to the Bruno Latour's The Politics of Nature as a model for science policy, as well as the global controversy surrounding Bjorn Lomborg's The Sceptical Environmentalist, which led to the dismantling and re-establishment of the Danish national research ethics board.
New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies will appeal strongly to scholars and advanced undergraduate and graduate students in courses concerned with the social dimensions of science and technology, and anyone who cares about the future of science.
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5 So - called Research Ethics 1. The Two Dimensions of Knowledge Policy 1.1 .
Legislative knowledge policy 1.2 . Judicial knowledge policy : aka research
ethics 2. Research Fraud : Its Theoretical and Practical Sides 2.1 . Defining fraud
... since it is already the normal practice of peer review journals , which typically
do not visit sites of knowledge production but make surface validity judgments
engaging in what Steven Shapin ( 1994 ) has called " virtual witnessing ” - of
At the same time , however , he called for the profits from increased industrial
output to be channeled into development aid to third world nations . This old -
style leftist sentiment surprised Lomborg's neo - liberal paymasters . Indeed , it
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