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dc.date.accessioned2017-05-22T12:37:35Z
dc.date.available2019-05-11T22:46:11Z
dc.date.created2017-03-17T13:26:12Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationHolst, Cathrine Christensen, Johan . Advisory Commissions, Academic Expertise and Democratic Legitimacy: The Case of Norway. Science and Public Policy. 2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/55456
dc.description.abstractCommissions appointed to examine and propose solutions to major policy problems play a vital role in policy formulation in the Nordic countries. Whereas existing accounts emphasize the corporatist and statist features of these bodies, this article investigates the changing role of academic knowledge within commissions. It does so through an empirical and normative analysis of Norwegian ad hoc advisory commissions appointed during the period 1967–2013. Based on a quantitative analysis of commission composition and citation practices, the article finds a growing reliance on academics and academic knowledge in commission work. Moreover, drawing on different reasonable conceptions of democratic legitimacy, the article argues that this trend is problematic mostly from approaches that regard democracy as aggregative, participatory, and intrinsically justified. From the perspectives of deliberative, elite, and epistemically justified democracy ‘scientization’ is less of a problem; it can even be recommendable. This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Science and Public Policy following peer review. The version of record is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scx016en_US
dc.languageEN
dc.publisherBeech Tree Publishing
dc.titleAdvisory Commissions, Academic Expertise and Democratic Legitimacy: The Case of Norwayen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.creator.authorHolst, Cathrine
dc.creator.authorChristensen, Johan
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cristin.unitnameInstitutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi
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dc.identifier.cristin1459082
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dc.identifier.jtitleScience and Public Policy
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scx016
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-58249
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dc.type.peerreviewedPeer reviewed
dc.source.issn0302-3427
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/55456/2/holst-spp%2Brevised%2Bmanuscript%2Bfinal.pdf
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