Toxic Mix?: A Handbook of Science and Politics
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Toxic Mix?: A Handbook of Science and Politics

by Herbert N. Foerstel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313362343

ISBN-13: 9780313362347

Pub. Date: 12/31/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the contentious relationship between the White House and the scientific community from the FDR administration to the Obama administration.
• Includes interviews with scientists and science experts• Presents photographs of scientists, politicians, and scientific accomplishments• Provides a bibliography of

Overview

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the contentious relationship between the White House and the scientific community from the FDR administration to the Obama administration.
• Includes interviews with scientists and science experts• Presents photographs of scientists, politicians, and scientific accomplishments• Provides a bibliography of print and online resources for further reading• Outlines an annotated list of private organizations whose work relates to science and politics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313362347
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Atomic Politics 1

2 The Politics of Space Science 25

3 The Politics of Sexual Reproduction 49

4 The Politics of Stem Cells 65

5 The Heated Politics of Global Warming 83

6 The Politics of Nature 105

7 The Politics of Public Health 129

8 The Politics of Evolution 153

9 Science and the Politics of Xenophobia 173

10 The Promise of Political Change and Scientific Redemption 191

Appendix: A Survey of Private Organizations Involved in Science and Politics 215

Index 233

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