Deliberating Competence: Theoretical and Practitioner Perspectives on Effective Participatory Appraisal Practice

TitleDeliberating Competence: Theoretical and Practitioner Perspectives on Effective Participatory Appraisal Practice
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsChilvers, J
JournalScience, Technology & Human Values
Volume33
Issue3
Pagination421-451
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number01622439
Accession Number31721682
Keywordsanalytic-deliberative , BIODIVERSITY , Drug , EMPIRICAL , ENVIRONMENTAL , Evaluation , GREAT , PARTICIPATION , principles , PUBLIC , SOCIAL , Technological , United
AbstractThe "participatory turn" cutting across technical approaches for appraising environment, risk, science, and technology has been accompanied by intense debates over the desired nature, extent, and quality of public engagement in science. This paper addresses this lacuna by drawing on United Kingdom based in-depth empirical research that made space for participatory appraisal experts to reflect on effective practice and novel questions of competence, expertise, and citizen-specialist relations within analytic-deliberative processes.
NotesChilvers, Jason 1; Affiliation: 1: University of Birmingham, United Kingdom; Source Info: May2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p421; Subject Term: PARTICIPATION; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGICAL innovations; Subject Term: ENVIRONMENTAL risk assessment; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences; Subject Term: SOCIAL interaction; Subject Term: DRUG antagonism; Subject Term: BIODIVERSITY; Subject Term: EMPIRICAL research; Subject Term: GREAT Britain; Author-Supplied Keyword: analytic-deliberative pmcesses; Author-Supplied Keyword: environmental risk; Author-Supplied Keyword: evaluation; Author-Supplied Keyword: principles; Author-Supplied Keyword: public participation; Author-Supplied Keyword: United Kingdom; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; Number of Pages: 31p; Illustrations: 3 Charts; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1177/0162243907307594
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