Table of contents for Misunderstanding science? : the public reconstruction of science and technology / edited by Alan Irwin and Brian Wynne.


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Introduction Alan Irwin, and Brian Wynne
1. Misunderstood misunderstandings: social identities and the public uptake of science Brian Wynne
2. Science and hell's kitchen: the local understanding of hazard issues Alan Irwin, Alison Dale, and Denis Smith
3. Authorising science: public understanding of science in museums Sharon Macdonald
4. Disembodied Knowledge? Making sense of medical science Helen Lambert, and Hilary Rose
5. Now you see it, now you don't: mediating science and managing uncertainty in reproductive medicine Frances Price
6. Knowing ignorance and ignoring knowledge: discourses of ignorance in the public understanding of science Mike Michael
7. Insiders and outsiders: identifying experts on home ground Rosemary McKechnie
8. Nature's advocates: on putting science to work in environmental organisations Steven Yearley.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Science Social aspects, Science news