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Scientists, knowledge-formation and power: A study of scientific and political discourse in the formation of international environmental policy

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posted on 17.05.2022, 00:27 authored by Alan Bowen-James
This thesis blends philosophy of science, sociology, political science, communications studies and various physical sciences in an attempt to understand how environmental policy is shaped out of the discourse within and between scientific and policy communities. The focus of the exercise is to show how patterns of communication generate communities identified by their discourse; that is to say, how issues and policies shape as well as reflect bodies of knowledge.

History

Publisher

Central Queensland University

Open Access

Yes

Era Eligible

No

Supervisor

Lesley Warner

Thesis Type

Master's by Research Thesis

Thesis Format

By publication