Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration / Edition 1

Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration / Edition 1

by Seth Shulman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520247027

ISBN-13: 9780520247024

Pub. Date: 01/08/2007

Publisher: University of California Press


"Shulman's remarkably well-documented litany of abuses should serve as a wake-up call not only to society, but also to political leaders, who cannot govern for long without independent scientific expertise grounded in unquestioned integrity."--Simon Levin, Center for BioComplexity, Princeton University

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"Shulman's remarkably well-documented litany of abuses should serve as a wake-up call not only to society, but also to political leaders, who cannot govern for long without independent scientific expertise grounded in unquestioned integrity."--Simon Levin, Center for BioComplexity, Princeton University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520247024
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/08/2007
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Facts Matter
2. “Icing” the Data on Climate Change
3. Doctoring Evidence about Your Health
4. Abstaining from the Truth on Abstinence and AIDS
5. Clear Skies? Healthy Forests? Understanding Bush’s Real Environmental Policy
6. When Good Science Is the Endangered Species
7. Burying More Than
Intelligence on Our Security
8. Stacking the Deck against Science
9. Stem Cells and Monkey Trials
10. Restoring Scientific
Integrity

Notes

Index

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