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Scientific and Other Expertise in Risk Governance (illustrated with the case of nanotechnologies in the Netherlands) Wiebe E. Bijker Maastricht University Cornell University STS 2011/SOC 2100 7th April 2010
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2 “We live in a Technological Culture” of
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3 Question How to democratize technological culture while: Building on the insights of STS (SSK, SCOT, boundary work, . ..) Making use of the specific qualities of various forms of expertise, including scientific and engineering expertise Or: Is there still a role for scientific advice?
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4 Background SSK scientific knowledge: Is socially constructed Has no a priori special status SCOT technology: Is socially constructed Does not have any intrinsic obduracy
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5 1. Scientific advising 2. Risk governance in nanotechnologies 3. Societal dialogue on nano
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6 Theory of scientific advising* Specifies scientific advising as: Product Work Process *    Bijker, W. E., Bal, R., & Hendriks, R. (2009)  Paradox of Scientific  Authority: the role of scientific advice in democracies . Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press .
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7 Case-study: Health Council of the Netherlands Strategic research site Similar to US National Academy of Sciences (cf. Hilgartner)
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8 Product of Scientific Advising Advisory report: Front stage identity Scientific, but not like research: Serviceable truth: Scientific knowledge, which is tuned to policy making
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9 Work of scientific advising Backstage activity Boundary work (Gieryn, Jasanoff, Guston) + Social in addition to rhetorical Within restrictive conditions, and not in complete control
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