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.

Bowler, Peter J. Science for All: The Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Brabham, Daren C. Crowdsourcing. The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England: The MIT Press, 2013.
Chilvers, Jason, and Matthew Kearnes. Remaking Participation: Science, Environment and Emergent Publics. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2015.
Delfanti, Alessandro. Biohackers: The Politics of Open Science. Pluto Press, 2013.
Hackett, Edward J., and Society for Social Studies of Science, eds. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. 3rd ed. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press ; Published in cooperation with the Society for the Social Studies of Science, 2008.
Jasanoff, Sheila, ed. States of Knowledge: The Co-Production of Science and Social Order. Transferred to digital print. International Library of Sociology. London: Routledge, 2010.
Maasen, Sabine, and Peter Weingart, eds. Democratization of Expertise?: Exploring Novel Forms of Scientific Advice in Political Decision-Making. Sociology of the Sciences : A Yearbook. Dordrecht ; London: Springer, 2008.
Moore, Kelly. Disrupting Science: Social Movements, American Scientists, and the Politics of the Military, 1945-1975. Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.
Sismondo, Sergio. An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Turner, Fred. From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

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