Experts in Science and Society

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ISBN/EAN: 9780306479038
Sprache: Englisch
Umfang: VIII, 314 S., 19 s/w Illustr., 314 p. 19 illus.
Auflage: 1. Auflage 2003
Einband: gebundenes Buch


InhaltsangabePolitical Systems and the Experts They Support.- Scientists as Expert Advisors: Science Cultures Versus National Cultures?.- Experts' Discourses as Judicial Drama or Bureaucratic Coordination: Family Debate in the United States and Germany.- The Integration of Social Science Expertise Into the Political Process: Did It Actually Happen?.- Socialist Legal Experts: A New Profession?.- Who Is Called Upon as Expert?.- Folklore Protection in Australia: Who Is Expert in Aboriginal Tradition?.- The Humane Expert: The Crisis of Modern Medicine During the Weimar Republic.- Expertise Not Wanted: The Case of the Criminal Law.- Air Pollution Control: Who Are the Experts?.- Experts, Redefined.- The Philosopher as Coach.- Who Decides the Worth of an Arm and a Leg? Assessing the Monetary Value of Nonmonetary Damage.- The Expert in a Historical Context: The Case of Venetian Politics.- Innovative Representations.- Mapping Urban Nature: Bio-Ecological Expertise and Urban Planning.- How to Improve the Diagnostic Inferences of Medical Experts.- Statistical Scientific Evidence and Expertise in the Courtroom.- The Authority of Representations.