TITLE

Science and Citizenship under Postsocialism

AUTHOR(S)
Petryna, Adriana
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Social Research;Summer2003, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p551
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores science as a political strategy and the place of scientific knowledge in the dynamics of a postsocialist transition by taking the management of the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine as a case in point. The author explores ways of conceiving science as a political strategy in three ways: science as repression, science as a forging of a cosmopolitan ethics, and science as a way of rooting people in political doctrines. The section is divided into several parts, under the following headings: Aftermath, Science as Political Technique, Biology and State Identity, and Biological Citizenship.
ACCESSION #
10565900

 

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