TITLE

5. Reflections on Science and Technology Controversies, Material Recalcitrance and Empty Reservoirs that Suddenly Become Full

AUTHOR(S)
Benoit-Barné, Chantal
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;2007, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A conference paper regarding science and technology controversies and its generative power to call for material recalcitrance is presented. It discusses the views of G. T. Goodnight on the significance of the controversy to contest traditional and modern cultures, and transform key issues in science and technology. Meanwhile, it mentions the controversy in an electric plant in Quebec City as example and notes that people's public life serves as key for manifestation of material recalcitrance.
ACCESSION #
55229753

 

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