When Science and Politics Collide: The Public Interest at Risk

When Science and Politics Collide: The Public Interest at Risk

by Robert O. Schneider

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440859373
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/31/2018
Pages: 245
Sales rank: 1,021,310
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Robert O. Schneider, PhD (political science), is professor of public administration at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He is author of Managing the Climate Crisis: Assessing our Risks, Options, and Prospects.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Science and Politics 1

Chapter 2 The Space Race: A Marriage of Necessity 25

Chapter 3 Cliamte Change: A Classic Case of Conflict 53

Chapter 4 Hydraulic Fracturing: A Deepening Fissure 87

Chapter 5 Evolution and Creationism: A Classic Case of Resistance 113

Chapter 6 Panic Reflex: Pandemics, Science, and Politics 141

Chapter 7 Two Worlds-One Reality: A Path Forward? 167

Notes 205

Index 221

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