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Guston, David H.

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Works: 22 works in 66 publications in 2 languages and 3,031 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Case studies 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: T174.7, 620.503
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Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society by David H Guston( Computer File )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
"Labeled either as the 'next industrial revolution' or as just 'hype', nanoscience and nanotechnologies are controversial, touted by some as the likely engines of spectacular transformation of human societies and even human bodies, and by others as conceptually flawed. These challenges make an encyclopedia of nanoscience and society an absolute necessity. Providing a guide to what these understandings and challenges are about, the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society offers accessible descriptions of some of the key technical achievements of nanoscience along with its history and prospects. Rather than a technical primer, this encyclopedia instead focuses on the efforts of governments around the world to fund nanoscience research and to tap its potential for economic development as well as to assess how best to regular a new technology for the environmental, occupational, and consumer health and safety issues related to the field. Contributions examine and analyze the cultural significance of nanoscience and nanotechnologies and describe some of the organizations, and their products, that promise to make nanotechnologies a critical part of the global economy. Written by noted scholars and practitioners from around the globe, these two volumes offer nearly 500 entries describing the societal aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology."--Publisher's description
Shaping science and technology policy the next generation of research ( file )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
With scientific progress occurring at a breathtaking pace, science and technology policy has never been more important than it is today. Yet there is a very real lack of public discourse about policy-making, and government involvement in science remains s
Between politics and science : assuring the integrity and productivity of research by David H Guston( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
"In this book, David H. Guston combines political-economic, sociological, and historical insights to analyze the ways the integrity and productivity of research are negotiated in the United States. He shows how. after World War II, a "social contract for science" assumed integrity and productivity were the automatic products of unfettered scientific inquiry. Surveying four decades of controversies in science policy, Guston demonstrates how this assumption endured inquiries into the loyalty, the financial Accountability, and the technological goals of scientists."--BOOK JACKET
The fragile contract : university science and the federal government ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
The Yearbook of nanotechnology in society by Erik Fisher( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
The ideas and imagery about the future that characterize nanotechnology today are shaped by multiple values and agendas which influence public investments,business strategies, infrastructure design, and public debate. Presenting Futures highlights a variety of ways that nanotechnology actors think about and seek to shape the future. It brings together social scientists, humanists, government officials, activist groups, designers, and public relations professionals into a multifaceted and at times conflicting dialogue through press releases, government reports, and advertisements taken from the
Informed legislatures : coping with science in a democracy by Megan Jones( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The social contract for science : Congress, the National Institutes of Health, and the boundary between politics and science by David H Guston( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Boundary organizations in environmental policy and science ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Technology assessment : the end of OTA ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Between politics and science : assuring the integrity and producity of research by David H Guston( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Report of the workshop on boundary organizations in environmental policy and science ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Shaping science and technology policy the next generation of research ( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Promoting policy consensus : the presidential and congressional contexts for an AIDS commission by David H Guston( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The demise of the social contract for science : misconduct in science and the nonmodern world by David H Guston( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The yearbook of nanotechnology in society by Erik Fisher( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Su zao ke xue yu ji shu zheng ce : Xin sheng dai de yan jiu ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 1 library worldwide
Stabilizing the boundary between US politics and science: The role of the Office of Technology Transfer as a boundary organization by David H Guston( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Shaping Science and Technology Policy ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Guston, D.
Guston, D. (David)
Languages
English (63)
Chinese (1)
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