Food, Science and Society

Exploring the Gap Between Expert Advice and Individual Behaviour

Science is no longer accorded the general authority it once enjoyed. It is now one among a number of contending stances and it claims to objectivity and value free knowledge are not universally accepted. Thus scientifically based expert advice is increasingly questioned or ignored by consumers. This book looks at the interface between experts and the lay public and some of the many factors that can impinge on perceptions of, and responses to, the scientific approach to food issues.

Belton, Peter / Belton Teresa (Eds.)
Food, Science and Society

Exploring the Gap between Expert Advice and Individual Behaviour
Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York 2003
175 Seiten
ISBN 3-54043-743-6
80,24 Euro


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