Science and Democracy

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...

Amateurs and Professionals

It is often said that the citizen sciences shift the boundaries between professionals, experts, amateurs and lay people. To understand, confirm or contradict this statement, we must know what it means to be a “professional”, “expert”,...

Introduction to Public Participation in Science

A basic bibliography of twelve monographs and edited volumes which constitute essential readings for anyone interested in understanding the the transformations of public participation in science. Collaborate to this bibliography 424601 7BVBSEZR items 1 author ASC 1...