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Experts and Expertise

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Expertise – and scientific expertise more specifically – is seen as crucial to public health decision-making. The idea that, in order to deal with increasingly complex problems in this regard, decision-makers must rely on experts and the knowledge they mobilize is no longer questioned. Yet the articulation of expertise and public decision-making is not self-evident. Both expertise and the place experts should have in decision-making processes are a core issue in many debates.
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Claude Gilbert, Emmanuel Henry. Experts and Expertise. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society, pp.531-534, 2014. ⟨hal-01522019⟩
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