Does science only flourish in democratic societies? How can the relationship between science and democracy be characterized from a historical, sociological or epistemological perspective? And last but not least: What about democracy in science? All these questions are raised within the interdisciplinary discourse on Science and Democracy“. The following list of readings gives you a first insight into it.


Brown, Mark B. “Science and Democracy,” July 24, 2013. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/display/id/obo-9780199756223-0095.
Brown, Mark B. Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2009.
Jasanoff, Sheila. “Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science.” Minerva 41, no. 3 (2003): 223–44. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1025557512320.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Designs on Nature: Science and Democracy in Europe and the United States. 5. print., 1. pbk. print. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2007.
Macleod, Roy. “Science and Democracy: Historical Reflections on Present Discontents.” Minerva 35, no. 4 (December 1997): 369–84. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1004362816974.

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