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Chapter 7:
Highlights
Introduction
Information Sources, Interest, and Perceived Knowledge
Public Knowledge About S&T
Public Attitudes About Science-Related Issues
Conclusion
References
 
 

Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and
Understanding

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