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Technology and public participation

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Published by Science and Technology Studies, University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Brian Martin.
ContributionsMartin, Brian.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18476820M
ISBN 100864185596
OCLC/WorldCa48202415

Developing policy that will benefit society requires the education, input and participation of the public involved. One of the key organizations involved in setting science and technology policy is the New York Academy of Sciences. Current and forthcoming projects include examining the link between technology and economic development in the tri. The broader public, or those sectors of the public that are or will be affected by the ‘problem’ and how the public policy will try to address it, can meaningfully participate and contribute at this early stage. Public participation is also relevant during the implementation of a public policy decided upon, for a variety of reasons.

Technology policy Rhonda Roberts, 'Policy formation and public participation in the management of technological change' Andy Monk, 'Participation in food industry technologies in the age of sustainability' (with commentaries by Richard Hindmarsh and Gyorgy Scrinis). The book is aimed primarily at scholars and practitioners of public participation, as well as research managers, policy makers and business actors interested in related issues. There is also a secondary market for students and scholars of European governance studies, sociology and political sciences.

  A growing number of local agencies are experimenting with different kinds of technology to enhance their public meetings or workshops. Their goals may be to broaden participation, accelerate progress on decision making or create a “safe space” for feedback on contentious issues. The book explores the use of participation in various arenas, including education, health, land use, and state and federal government. It offers a practical framework for thinking about how to engage citizens effectively, and clear explanations of participation scenarios, tactics, and designs.


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