Within a STS approach to science policy, the concept of coproduction suggests that scientific explanations and normative evaluations are deeply entangled. Science-based decisions surrounding the use of surgical masks and the measures for contact tracing in the context of Covid-19 show that coproduction can be a powerful democratic instrument to open up science policy to public discussion by highlighting how its statements are negotiated and elaborated.
|Numero di pagine||8|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2020|
- science and law
- surgical masks