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Experts in Science and Society by Elke Kurz-Milcke, Gerd Gigerenzer

By Elke Kurz-Milcke, Gerd Gigerenzer

Taking the perspective that specialists are consulted whilst there's something vital at stake for someone, a gaggle, or society at huge, this quantity explores services as a relational thought. which will be culturally comparative, this quantity contains examples and discussions of specialists in several nations or even in several time classes. the themes comprise the jobs of political specialists, medical specialists, health workers, and felony specialists.

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In part, they have different foci, such as the “Progressive Policy Institute” of the so-called “New Democrats” or the Communitarian movement, with a broader political agenda. Some have a different policy orientation, such as “Focus on the Family” or the “Family Research Council,” which belong to the Religious Right. All these organizations are “advocacy think tanks” that “combine a strong policy, partisan or ideological, bent with aggressive salesmanship and an effort to influence current policy debates” (Weaver, 1989, p.

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