Conroversies in Science and Technology: From Maize to Menopause (Science and Technology in Society Series)
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Conroversies in Science and Technology: From Maize to Menopause (Science and Technology in Society Series)

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by Daniel Lee Kleinman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0299203948

ISBN-13: 9780299203948

Pub. Date: 12/15/2004

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Written for general readers, teachers, journalists, and policymakers, this volume explores four controversial topics in science and technology, with commentaries from experts in such fields as sociology, religion, law, ethics, and politics:

* Antibiotics and Resistance: the science, the policy debates, and perspectives from a microbiologist, a veterinarian,

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Written for general readers, teachers, journalists, and policymakers, this volume explores four controversial topics in science and technology, with commentaries from experts in such fields as sociology, religion, law, ethics, and politics:

* Antibiotics and Resistance: the science, the policy debates, and perspectives from a microbiologist, a veterinarian, and an M.D.

* Genetically Modified Maize and Gene Flow: the science of genetic modification, protecting genetic diversity, agricultural biotech vesus the environment, corporate patents versus farmers' rights

* Hormone Replacement Theory and Menopause: overview of the Women's Health Initiative, history of hormone replacement therapy, the medicalization of menopause, hormone replacement therapy and clinical trials

* Smallpox: historical and medical overview of smallpox, government policies for public health, the Emergency Health Powers Act, public resistance vs. cooperation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299203948
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Science and Technology in Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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