Science and gender, ethnicity, and the lifecycle
ESRC Science in Society Programme -
Available online pdf [29P.] at: http://bit.ly/ra13k0
“……..The science-society relationship is recognised as no longer being one in which the needs of the public are dictated by those in authority. But what is it to become? How can those in government, science and the private sector facilitate the science-society relationship more effectively? How can the public in all its diversity become more engaged in the production of science and its role in society?
“…….How do aspects of social identity, like gender, ethnicity and stage in life, influence the way people see the world – and what does it mean for their relations with science and technology? Does science and technology comprise objective facts or is its creation and reception shaped by cultural values and assumptions
Challenging Common Assumptions
Identity:Who do you Think I am?
Project: Gender Theories and Risk Perception: A Secondary Analysis
Project: Public Perception of Gamete Donation in British South Asian Communities
Science and Technology:Truth or Fiction?
Project: Boundary Work,
Cross-Cutting Themes: Exploring Perceptions and Engagement
Project: Asbestos Disease: Scientific Definitions and Gendered Identities
Project: Childhood Vaccination: Science and Public Engagement in International Perspective
Conclusion: Enhancing Understanding and Inclusion
Sources, References and Further
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