Citizen Science: A Study of People, Expertise, and Sustainable Development

Routledge (1995)
We are all concerned by the environmental threats facing us today. Environmental issues are a major area of concern for policy makers, industrialists and public groups of many different kinds. While science seems central to our understanding of such threats, the statements of scientists are increasingly open to challenge in this area. Meanwhile, citizens may find themselves labelled as "ignorant" in environmental matters. In Citizen Science Alan Irwin provides a much needed route through the fraught relationship between science, the public and the environmental threat.
Keywords Science Social aspects  Sustainable development
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Call number Q175.5.I96 1995
ISBN(s) 0415115485   0415130107   9780415115483   0-415-11548-5
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