Use of the deficit model in a shared culture of argumentation: the case of foot and mouth science

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Wright, Nick.; Nerlich, Brigitte.;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications

The "deficit model" as an explanation of the public understanding of science has attracted sustained criticism. While acknowledging the limitations of the deficit model, we argue that researchers should not abandon all interest in exploring it. Our results suggest that ... View more
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