426 Contested science, risk and governance

Friday, August 3, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
APT 120 (Faculty of Economics)

RC23 Sociology of Science and Technology (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizers:
Eugene (Gene) ROSA, Washington State University and Stanford University, USA and Thomas DIETZ, Michigan State University, USA
Climate science as a cultural contest (Oral)
Gary BOWDEN, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Resisting and accepting: Hybrid epistemologies in the GMO controversy in Chile
Manuel TIRONI, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile; Maite SALAZAR, Universidad Santo Tomas, Chile; Daniel VALENZUELA, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile; Juan Felipe ESPINOSA, University of Leicester, Chile

Agrochemicals, science and policy making: Contesting boundaries in Argentina (Oral)
Florencia ARANCIBIA, Universidad de San Martin, Argentina

The transformation of public action legitimacy in risk society. The case of French and Quebec Ministry of Transport (Oral Presentation)
Geoffrey CARRERE, Capitole University Toulouse 1 and Laval University, Quebec, Department of Sociology, France