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Popularisation of Science and Technology

Some Case Studies from Africa

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Third World Development,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Social Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Social Science / Third World Development

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMike Savage (Editor), Prem Naidoo (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8265922M
    ISBN 100850927420
    ISBN 109780850927429

    Nearly all were in their thirties or early forties. Forbes Winslow physicianand Marcus Woodward author and journalist. These have been running since to monitor public opinion in the member states, with the aim of helping the preparation of policy and evaluation of policy. You can choose whether to allow people to download your original PowerPoint presentations and photo slideshows for a fee or free or not at all. One will start with an anchoring point, then adjust it to reach an assumption.

    For the Cottager and Artisan where over a quarter of the science contributors were women and for Good Words it may be that a tradition of female religious activism, for example in charity work, increased the likelihood of female journalistic activity. And how was this store of knowledge to be expanded? They do not merit Popularisation of Science and Technology book references in biographical dictionaries, and many do not even rise to the heights of a single publication listed in the British Museum catalogue, or a single article recorded in either the Poole or Wellesley index. Frame analysis[ edit ] Science communication can be analyzed through frame analysisa research method used to analyze how people understand situations and activities. Whilst the book centres on Sub-Saharan Africa I think there are similar debates required in relation to developing countries and the role of science and technology and also in the role developed countries should play in supporting developing countries as they seek to promote on a wide scale the scientific and technical understanding needed to take the continent into the new millennium.

    However, most of the contributors were historical nonentities. Included amongst them were men like Richard Gregory extension lecturer and assistant editor of Nature ; and Richard and Cherry Kearton nature photographers, authors and lecturers. If we concentrate on the more prominent contributors we may still be no nearer getting a clear picture of what a typical contributor was like. Recreation could also have brought the public into contact with science, in a more institutional setting, although how effective this might be was open to debate.


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It was just the kind of utilitarian science that all attempts at popularisation would degenerate into, or so the British Association had feared. Motivations[ edit ] Writing inGeoffery Thomas and John Durant advocated various reasons to increase public understanding of scienceor scientific literacy.

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Popularisation of Science and Technology: Some Case Studies from Africa

A science communication study appearing in The New York Times proves that "even a fractious minority wields enough power to skew a reader's perception of a [science news] story" and that even "firmly worded but not uncivil disagreements between commenters affected readers' perception of science.

Many argue that the expansion of science and technology in developing countries is vital if they are to participate on the Popularisation of Science and Technology book stage and to develop their economies, environment and social relations therefore this book has an important contribution to make.

As one contributor noted, science was too often expounded by writers who either could not write simply or could only attain simplicity by stripping their subject of all its interest. The book successfully uses a case study approach to provide critical insights into why science and technology should be popularised; what and whose science and technology systems should be introduced and promoted; and how science and technology should be implemented and practised.

Natural history presents a necessary qualification to this general ambience of scientific passivity, and the Clarion field clubs are a notable exception to the disinclination of family magazines for encouraging their readers to indulge in scientific pastimes.

Glazebrook director of the National Physical Laboratory. Its science content came from twice as many scientists as writers, and indeed, twice as many scientists as clergymen. It will be of particular interest to those involved in science and technology, and sustainable development.

Traditional journalism is often also responsible for setting agendas and having an impact on government policy. The non scientists were also younger men and women.

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Nearly all were in their thirties or early forties. The role of the amateur in the scientific enterprise had, by and large, been relegated to that of the collector whose function was descriptive not speculative, In mid century Robert Chambers could challenge the intellectual authority of the nascent professional scientific community by asserting the rights of the lay public to hypothesise and generalise, but by the s the institutional and educational status of science had become more secure.

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