Research in Social Sciences and Needs in Expertise in the Public Policies: the Example of the Protection of Water Resources

Journal Title: ESSACHESS - Journal for Communication Studies - Year 2008, Vol 1, Issue 1


A regional approved environmental association asked us to participate in a reflection about how to make more conscious the populations of the protection of the water, and how to have an effect on this public policy in interest of environment and health of the involved populations. This text takes up again an assessment of different public actions (technical choices, legal regulation, economical incentives, improvements in social governance). And it attempts to make explicit the conditions of a social expertise for a politically involved actor may meet standards of scientific research.

Authors and Affiliations

Olivier MARCANT| Maître de conférences, IUT de Tarbes – Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, LERASS


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Olivier MARCANT (2008). Research in Social Sciences and Needs in Expertise in the Public Policies: the Example of the Protection of Water Resources. ESSACHESS - Journal for Communication Studies, 1(1), 169-178.