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Geographica Helvetica
Geogr. Helv., 72, 197-209, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-72-197-2017
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03 May 2017
Wissenschaftliche Expertise und die (Re)Produktion gesellschaftlicher Verhältnisse – Eine argumentationstheoretische Analyse von Diskursen der Ökologie- und Umweltforschung im westlichen China Ferdinand Stenglein
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With this contribution I show how scientific publications on environmental issues in Western China implicitly reproduce social ideals and social relations and thus ultimately contribute to the perpetuation of existing power constellations. This stresses that there can be no scientific expertise that does not take a normative position. Accordingly, what drives me to do research is to show the political implications of academia and to contribute to making science a politico-ethical endeavor.
With this contribution I show how scientific publications on environmental issues in Western...
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