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Interfaces between science and society

Author: Guimarães Pereira, Ângela ; Guedes Vaz, Sofia ; Tognetti, SylviaPublisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 366 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1874719977Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Interfaces Between Science and Society Contents Introduction....................................................................................................................... 8 Sofia Guedes Vaz and Angela Guimãres Pereira Part I: Communicating among plural perspectives....................................................... 15 1 When communication fails: a study of failures of global systems ........................... 16 Jerome Ravetz 2 Science for sustainable development: articulating knowledges............................... 35 Gilberto Gallopín and Hebe Vessuri Part II: Managing uncertainty, complexity and value commitments ......................... 53 3 Reflexively dealing with uncertainty and complexity in policy-related knowledge: what can it mean? ....................................................... 54 Matthieu Craye 4 Uncertainty, assumptions and value commitments in the knowledge base of complex environmental problems........................................... 64 Jeroen Van der Sluijs 5 Science for governance: the implications of the complexity revolution ................... 82 Mario Giampietro, Tim Allen and Kozo Mayumi 6 INTERFACES BETWEEN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY 6 Reflexivity and modesty in the application of complexity theory..............................100 Roger Strand and Silvia CañeIlas-Boltà 7 Precaution as an invigorating context for scientific input in policy processes ........ 118 Cato C. ten Hallers-Tjabbes, David Gee and Sofia Guedes Vaz Part I I I : Knowledge assessment................................................................................. 137 8 Why knowledge assessment? ................................................................................ 138 Silvio Funtowicz 9 Deliberating foresight knowledge for policy and foresight knowledge assessment....................................................................... 146 René von Schomberg, Angela Guimarães Pereira and Silvio Funtowicz Part IV: Transparency, openness and participation in science policy processes........ 175 10 Transparency, openness and participation in science policy processes............... 176 Maria Eduardo Gonçalves 11 Interfaces between science and policy for environmental governance: lessons and open questions from the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy............................................................................................. 185 Sybille van den Hove and Martin Sharman 12 Patents at the interfaces among science, society and the law..............................209 Emanuela Gambini 13 Evaluating public and stakeholder engagement strategies in environmental governance.................................................................................225 Jacquelin Burgess and Judy Clark Part V: Community-based research...................................................................... 253 14 Community-based research..................................................................................254 Jennifer A. Bellamy 15 Science and society in place-based communities: uncomfortable partners......... 261 David Waltner-Toews, Ligia Noronha and Dean Bavington CONTENTS 7 16 Science shops as science--society interfaces ................................................... 278 Henk A.J. Mulder, Michael S. Jorgensen, Laura Pricope, Norbert Steinhaus and Anke Valentin Part VI: Emerging styles of governance and new ICT.................................................... 297 17 Building knowledge partnerships with ICT? Social and technological conditions of conviviality...............................................298 Martin O'Connor 18 CSLoTs: communication of science to non-scientific audiences. VGAS©: exploration of energy, lifestyles and climate.......................................... 326 Tiago de Sousa Pedrosa and Angela Guimarães Pereira 19 Worldwide virtual network of practitioners working on science and society issues ................................................................................. 342 Mercé Aguera Cabo and Angela Guimarães Pereira Abbreviations.................................................................................................................347 About the contributors .................................................................................................. 350 Index..............................................................................................................................356

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