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  • 1 University of California Institute of Governmental Studies 94720 Berkeley CA (USA) 94720 Berkeley CA (USA)
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Abstract  

The use of attitude surveys inScience Indicators — 1976 is reviewed and found sufficiently flawed to limit the utility of survey results. The primary confusion throughout is the treatment of science and technology as if they were indistinguishable activities. Suggestions for conceptual improvement are presented both for describing attitudes and for predicting changes in them.