Democratizing Science in an Era of Expert and Private Knowledge

By William Lacy and Leland Glenna.

Published by The Technology Collection

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The paper provides the rationales and histories of the expert (university/government) and private (commercial) science modals and proposes a more citizen driven science.

Keywords: Democratizing science, Commercialization of science, Citizen science, University/industry collaboration

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.37-46. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.090MB).

William Lacy

Dr. William Lacy is a professor of sociology in the Department of Human and Community Development and Vice Provost at the University of California, Davis. His work focuses on the organization and processes of science, science policy, biotechnology and the sociology of agriculture.

Prof. Leland Glenna

Dr.Leland Glenna is an assistant professor of rural sociology in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University. He studies the structure of science and technology and sociology of agriculture.

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